Wire in designPassing the gallery
Leading headings: Marina Volkova
A photo: - press services
Magazine: N11 (155) 2010
Furniture woven from metal wire, appeared in the collections of all designer brands. Hooligan Brazilians Campana brothers, scandalous Fabio Novembre, and preaching ethnics also work with wire
Such designs, of course, "neologism." The reception history is limited to the 20th century, and among the most characteristic examples we can recall the Macintosh chairs with a lattice back, the furniture of Koloman Moser, a prominent representative of Austrian Art Nouveau, and minimalist chaise lounges Rene Erbst. McIntosh and Moser used wood, Erbst - elastic threads. The first examples of uncompromising use of metal wire are found only in the middle of the century. Recall the steel mesh Diamond chair, designed by Harry Bertoya by KNOLL in the early 1950s.
Such furniture is more than obligatory in lofts and minimalist residences. She needs space, needs background. It will appeal to aesthetes who love art for the sake of art, because beauty does not always go hand in hand with comfort. So, the Campana brothers, the makers of wire chaos for the brand