the influences behind doshi levien’s ‘my beautiful backside’

 

 

 

the ‘my beautiful backside’ collection by doshi levien for moroso was pressented it at the 2008 salone del mobile in april.the british duo revealed the illustration which influenced the eclectic collection of furniture seating. taken from the book ‘the garden of life’ by naveen patnaik, the miniature painting depicts a maharani sitting on the floor of her palace, surrounded and supported by multiples of pebble-shaped cushions. these provided style cues and ideas for the designers, which eventually led to this updated series of seating.

 

 

doshi levien my beautiful backside moroso designboom the seating pieces are made up from a composition of pebble-shaped cushions.

doshi levien my beautiful backside moroso designboom three-seater version of ‘my beautiful backside’

 

doshi levien my beautiful backside moroso designboom 3/4 view

 

doshi levien my beautiful backside moroso designboom ‘my beautiful backside’ is composed of various-shaped cushions

 

the influences behind doshi levien's my beautiful backside drawing from the book ‘the garden of life’ by naveen patnaik