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Streamlined Vintage Seating

The Serralunga Barceloneta Chair Reduces and Refines a Vintage Classic

As a lover of modern furniture design and of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe especially, I firmly believe that the iconic Barcelona Chair cannot be improved upon. However, the Serralunga Barceloneta Chair is an incredibly elegant piece that I feel deserves great credit for its grace and contemporary clarity.

Conceived in collaboration with Deep Design, this recliner mimics the shape and composition of the 1929 Knoll original. The molded polyurethane pad emulates the L-shape of the earlier leather-upholstered backrest and seat. What's different here is an exaggeration of the subtle curves. This quality is carried through the sinuous metal frame of the new model, which appears to offer some flexibility. The more slender Serralunga Barceloneta Chair is capable of withstanding the elements so that it can furnish indoor and outdoor spaces fabulously.
Trend Themes
1. Streamlined Seating Design - Simplifying and refining classic designs to create minimalist and contemporary pieces.
2. Resilient Outdoor Furniture - Designing comfortable and stylish seating options that can withstand harsh outdoor conditions with durable materials.
3. Collaborative Furniture Design - Working with design firms to reimagine and update iconic furniture pieces for modern and contemporary spaces.
Industry Implications
1. Furniture Manufacturing - Innovating in the furniture manufacturing industry by creating more minimalist and durable seating options.
2. Interior Design - Providing sleek and versatile furniture options for interior designers to complete modern spaces.
3. Outdoor Living - Designing chic outdoor furniture pieces that are both stylish and able to withstand the elements.
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