Key facts

Product:
Victoria and Albert
Family:
Victoria and Albert
Manufacturer:
Moroso >
Designer:
Ron Arad >
Order number:
VA0044
Architonic ID:
1003878
Country:
Italy
Launched:
2000
Manufacturer groups :
Seating-Sofas >
Lounge area/Waiting room-Lounge sofas >
Groups:
Seating-Sofas >
Lounge area/Waiting room-Lounge sofas >

Product description

Fibreglass reinforced with support in steel upholstered in stress-resistant polyurethane foam with differentiated densities.Feet in varnished steel with adjustable glide with chrome finish.

Product family

Concept

A continuous flow of curving lines, an image-form drawn without ever lifting the pencil off the paper. Originally a ‘doughnut’ which provided inspiration for a sculpture: squashed, and reworked, using irony to go beyond the usual approach to industrial design. Then the piece itself: the padding and sewn-to-measure upholstery over an inner fibreglass frame reveal the interaction between the technical and expressive merits of the design. Its never-ending lines are sensitive but strong, perfect consonance between surface and form, body and skin. The fabric reaches out into the space around it magnifying and reinforcing the materiality of the piece yet without interrupting or overpowering its fluidity.