French-Swedish design studio Färg & Blanche experimented with a new textile collection to create the Long Neck armchairs, inspired by Samurai harbours and insect shells, where hard and soft material are sewn together.
The 2m tall armchairs have a really high backrest made of a mix of hard and soft material entirely wrapped by Bolon new Duet textiles. The way the different pieces are attached together creates a three dimensional protective alcove.
Färg & Blanche used Bolon’s Duet fabric for the outer shell of the chair and the seat. The combination of vinyl and metalised polyester in the material makes it slightly glisten, like the shell of a beetle. The designers sewed this material together with a thermoplastic polyester felt, which lines the inside of the backrest and becomes rigid when exposed to heat.
The new designs debuted at the recent Stockholm Furniture Fair.
Designers | Emma Marga Blanche and Fredrick Färg, Stockholm, Sweden
Location | Stockholm, Sweden
Technical info | Vinyl and polyester fabric
Picture credits | Färg Och Blanche