Riza Air Lounge chair by Thelos Design Team

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DESIGN DETAILS
DESIGN NAME:
Riza Air

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Lounge chair

INSPIRATION:
This design comes from the idea to ​​creating a chair with organic aesthetic influences from the original works of the catalan architect Antoni Gaudí. This challenge has been possible thanks to capturing the creative dynamic of the city of Barcelona and its famous architecture contemporary breezes, the exact atmosphere that the great modernist architect was inspired. Is from this inspiration place where born this special design.

UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
Contemporary design chair with a organic structure of high visual force that is complemented with a original back that confers special exclusivity for its users.

OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
The idea of the design of this chair is induce to a visual impact to the viewer and the use this chair makes you feel a special experience that endure in the time.

PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
This project began in September 2012 when a group of David designers friends met in Barcelona design week and they discovering the potential synergy between their focus of design and finished in july 2013 with concrete the collaboration and preparing the launch of this chair with ultimate details.

FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design

PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
This chair is produced fully with solid wood and made with the highest specialized machinery and with the know-how to get the special features that define its forms. The back is made with a lot of slim solid wood pieces assembled with scrupulous delicacy. The finished is only with matte oil water-based varnish and it's available with some organic colors.

SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
Width 650 x Depth 700 x Height 750mm.

TAGS:
lounge chair, design, contemporary, wood, organic, sustainability

RESEARCH ABSTRACT:
Researching the limits of technology and natural forms and using wood-based as a work platform, we've designed the parts with extreme curvatures but limited by wooden plank possibilities, getting pieces without wastage and trying to maintain a serene aesthetic criteria to conclude the pieces without too much joints. We've tryed to harmonize everything together once assembled and polished with maximum sensitivity. We use sustainable materials and environmentally friendly from its origin to the finishes to culminate this finest work.

CHALLENGE:
Working together with new Barcelona members of Thelos design team has been instrumental for carrying out this project and get to make a chair with modern and striking aesthetic with a warm touch of organic shapes, to play and balance these two aspects to the limit of the imagination. It's a very special piece that need to be in special places, like a famous art picture deserves the best museum or the better owner.

ADDED DATE:
2013-11-01 05:53:26

TEAM MEMBERS (1) :
Thelos Design Team

IMAGE CREDITS:
Àngel Roig

Visit the following page to learn more: http://www.thelos.cat
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CLIENT/STUDIO/BRAND DETAILS
NAME:
Thelos

PROFILE:
Thelos is a design furniture edition brand from Barcelona that selects, with sensitive art, design and sustainable criteria, the most fine contemporary design furniture of worldwide designers and artists. Thelos always works in empathy with users of its furniture to ensure the most extraordinary experiences. As the word Thelos mean: "The essence of the use", Thelos only performs furniture edition that containing the excellence in its use and in its aesthetics. Just with these values Thelos is what has to be: artisans of the empathy, of the hospitality, of the details. Thelos brings the empathy to the next level, to the entire planet, with conscious production and sustainable sources materials and not only respecting towards the people and the environment but also seeks to influence people to do the same. In short, the design essence with highest empathy.

NOMINATION DETAILS

Riza Air Lounge Chair by Thelos Design Team is a Nominee in Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category.

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AWARD DETAILS

Riza Air Lounge Chair by Thelos Design Team is Winner in Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category, 2013 - 2014.

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