Karre Design's Rumi Armchair Has an Oddly Friendly Expression

By: Meghan Young - Published: Oct 28, 2011 • References: & design-milk
Add friendly flair to the home with the Rumi Armchair. This subtly smiling seat is sure to have an infectious effect in anyone's life, making them smile themselves every time they see it, not to mention every time they are embraced by this uber comfortable and chic chair.

Designed by Turkish sculptor and designer Sadi Ozis back in 1964, the Rumi Armchair is currently being resurrected from the past by Istanbul-based design studio Karre Design. The Rumi Armchair was inspired by the Sufi mystic Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi, who preached peaceful and tolerant teachings, encouraging people to embrace everyone despite differences of religion, race and gender.

This acceptance is clearly evident in the Rumi Armchair's design that has a definite warm and welcoming presence to it. Stats for Subtly Smiling Seats Trending: Older & Mild
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