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Iris Chair by Emanuele Cecini Relies on Curved Planes to Provide Support

By: Amelia Roblin - Published: • References: behance.net
The Iris Chair by Emanuele Cecini is an enchanting exploration of the formal truth of a chair. Its smooth shape seems to have been constructed from a seamless ribbon of hard plastic material, prioritizing the surfaces with which a sitter might come in contact.

The sides are left open to reveal a gaping void as the core of the piece, speaking to the strength of the smooth shell that defines a gorgeous abstract profile. A subtle inward curve in the seat and a slight outward one in the backrest cater to the comfort of the user while a dramatic arc down the spine of the chair expresses the furnishing as an elegant sculpture. A pristine white finish on the outside is accented with a vividly colored interior to make this piece pop, wherever it sits. Stats for Cursive Contoured Seating Trending: Older & Mild
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Concept: Iris Chair By Emanuele Cecini
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