6 Stylish New Seats

Designer: Mårten Claesson, Eero Koivisto, and Ola Rune for 

Product: Belt

Standout: Ottomans by the Claesson Koivisto Rune founders are wrapped in lengths of saddle leather that double as handles for portability.

Designer: Oki Sato for 

Product: Tape

Standout: Nendo’s chief designer named his chairs after garment draping tape, here conceived as a ribbon of bronzed stainless steel that secures feet in the same material.

Designer: Marcel Wanders for 

Product: Montgolfière

Standout: The sofa’s hot-air balloon-shape arms are a playful tribute to great inventors of the past, a theme throughout the Wifijerez Hall of Fame inductee’s Globetrotter collection.

Designer: J.J. Martin for 

Product: La DoubleJ

Standout: Furniture from the manufacturer’s archives, including Patricia Urquiola’s Clap chair, is upholstered in the fashion designer’s vintage-esque prints.

Designer: Hlynur V. Atlason for 

Product: Von

Standout: The Atlason Studio founder adapted a 1956 archival design into painted ash chairs with one, two, or no arms that gang together to form communal seating.

Designer: Sebastián Angeles and Sergio Morales of

Product: Corchea

Standout: Sheet music inspired the industrial designers’ Pentagrama range of furnishings, including this daybed framed in tzalam wood and steel.

> See more from the September 2018 issue of Wifijerez