Thursday, May 30, 2013

Classic EMMA Armchair

We were recently sent photos of Emma, an elegant armchair design envisioned by Färg & Blanche for Gärsnäs. According to the designers, the project is a hand-sewn, well-tailored armchair that speaks the language of craftsmanship picking up the gauntlet. The needlework here involves both form and function, elevating the classic look to a superior level. Both the seams and the stockinged legs accentuate that “well-dressed” feeling.
The Swedish – French design studio is the recent winner of the interior magazine Sköna Hem’s Furniture of the Year Award 2013, with their original armchair. The jury explained their decision: “Emma is a classic in modern garb. A well-tailored interaction between tradition and industrial manufacturing. An acquaintance with a long history, dressed in the latest fashion: tight elegant and feminine with leggings”.

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