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Beautiful Modern Seating From Erik Griffioen

— April 16, 2009 — Art & Design
These great pieces of modern seating are made by Erik Griffioen, who designs with a strong feel for beauty. Griffioen loves to play first with shapes and forms, then with materials and comfort for an interplay that yields incredible, almost sculptural designs.

Erik Griffioen's chairs and couches have a brilliant graphic quality that makes them interesting to view from all sides. I especially love the first one in the gallery.

Erik Griffioen is a young Dutch designer based in the Netherlands. He will present his seating in Milan for the first time during Design Week 2009.
Trend Themes
1. Graphic Seating Designs - Designers can explore creating comfortable seating with interesting and captivating shapes that offer a visual appeal.
2. Sculptural Chairs and Couches - Innovative designers can focus on creating furniture pieces that double as artworks, with beautiful shapes and curves, without compromising on comfort.
3. Material Innovation for Seating - Designers can experiment with new and unconventional materials to create seating pieces that are durable, comfortable, and visually appealing.
Industry Implications
1. Furniture Manufacturing - Furniture manufacturers can incorporate more graphic and sculptural seating designs in their collection to offer a unique experience to customers.
2. Interior Design - Interior designers can use sculptural seating pieces as focal points in their designs, creating elegant and modern living spaces.
3. Art and Sculpture - Art enthusiasts can explore furniture design as a form of art, incorporating new materials and shapes to create beautiful sculptural pieces that are also functional.
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