sancal takes us back to the space age and launches us into a stylish future with ‘futura’ collection
 
sancal takes us back to the space age and launches us into a stylish future with ‘futura’ collection
may 03, 2016

sancal takes us back to the space age and launches us into a stylish future with ‘futura’ collection


sancal takes us back to the space age and launches us into a stylish future with ‘futura’ collection
(above) ‘tortuga’ easy chair by nadadora for sancal

 

 

 

during salone del mobile 2016, sancal took us on a blast from the past — reminding us of where it all began. presenting its ‘futura’ collection against a backdrop reminiscent of the space age epoch and more futuristic endeavours, the spanish brand staged its latest furniture series within a scene influenced by the architecture of the 1960s, recalling sci-fi films such as 2001 a space odyssey — offering its own interpretation of a space station where one could engage in a new interior look, and discover design trends to come…

 

flying through the ‘futura’ collection at salone del mobile 2016
video courtesy of sancal

 

 

 

as travelling in space should be sophisticated and classy, the ‘futura’ collection offers nothing less than an out-of-this-world living experience with seven new furnishings: ‘tortuga’ and ‘silla40’ by nadadora; ‘vesper’ by sebastian herkner; ‘tonella’ by note design studio; ‘duplex’ by MUT design; ‘obi’ by rafa gracía; and ‘C1-C4’ by elena castaño-lópez.

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‘duplex’ coffee table by MUT design

 

 

 

the ‘duplex’ coffee table by MUT design lies low, reminiscent of streamlined aircrafts, keeping a minimal profile in the cosmos of sancal.

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‘tonella’ mini lounge chairs by note design studio and ‘vesper’ table by sebastian herkner for sancal

 

 

 

the loneliness of the universe was offset by station breakout areas featuring the ‘tonella’ mini lounge chairs by note design studio, accompanied by sebastian herkner’s ‘vesper’ tables — their generous, rounded forms subtly recalling the shapes of shuttles, space suits and the orbiting planets.

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‘tonella’ armchair and sofa by note design studio

 

 

 

each piece on show presented a living environment that is less confined, full of expressive freedom and comfort, allowing visitors to float through a stylish, futuristic space.

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‘obi’ by rafa gracía seems to defy the forces of gravity, floating on transparent acrylic legs

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sancal’s booth at salone del mobile was influenced by the futuristic architecture of the 1960s

 

 

 

all journeys are, one way or another, a search for exotic new artefacts: so within sancal’s ‘futura’ collection you will also find a specially commissioned set of pieces that play on the retro-futuristic theme, bringing an additional level of out-of-this-world design to one’s home. sancal futura collection milan design week 2016 designboom
‘futura’ objects by numero26 for sancal (space classics – apollo) sancal futura collection milan design week 2016 designboom
‘futura’ objects by numero26 for sancal (magic pills – delicatessen)

 

 

the future has yet to arrive, but it is in our hands, and sancal is looking ahead to the here and now.

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