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CAPPELLINI preview for Milan Design Week 2018
In occasion of the Salone del Mobile 2018, Cappellini brings back a timeless classic with new inventive solutions for contemporary living, thanks to cutting-edge aesthetic and manufacturing solutions enhancing the craftsmanship heritage. Moreover, a sophisticated evolution of its long-sellers.
O-Cap – design: Jasper Morrison, 2018
O-Cap presents itself as the technological evolution of the Cap-Chair from 2013, confirming the attention and complexity of its manufacturing. The result is a real craftsmanship masterpiece, drawing inspiration from the ancient made in Italy leather art. O-Cap presents a body in full-grain or pigmented leather with a raw cut that, in this new version, becomes the soul of the item to bring support, envelope and softness to the metal structure which, thanks to a remarkable design, is reduced to its minimum while offering great stability and lightness.
The aluminium base, is also completely redesigned to create an effect of maximum lightness in the volumes, available with four spokes with tips or five spokes with or without casters. Even if it was designed for the office and lounge areas, with its refined workmanship and elegant forms, O-Cap adapts with versatility to other residential contests.
Newood – design: BrogliatoTraverso, 2018
Recasting in a contemporary key the Windsor chairs with their timeless charm, Newood is the result of a new collaboration between Cappellini and the designer duo Alberto Brogliato and Federico Traverso, who have always been thinking about chairs as the most congenial way to express their designing essence. Their practical and tangible design clearly hit home.
Newood is a lightweight and more contemporary version concentrating the most advanced manufacturing technology and the skills of master wood craftsmen, discovering its best expression with the characteristic backrest made of curved solid wood that brings tactile pleasure, authenticity of the material and reassuring beauty.
Newood is the first stackable chair completely made of wood by Cappellini who decided, during the designing stage, to develop a second more essential version Newood Light with backrest without the classic sticks but always with a refined relation between filled and empty spaces which the essence of the item. A design chair of the highest quality and attentive to the home living demands of today, Newood and Newood Light are available in the classic colours of black and bleached wood, as well as in the contemporary shades of Shangai blue and cherry red.
Easy – design: Studio Cappellini, 2018
The Easy series is continuing in 2018. A cabinet with wall or floor base designed for the living room. Over 20 compositions with doors, drawers and open compartments characterized by an extreme visual lightness and different possible customizations matching lacquered finishings with polished or matte natural wood. The closing tops are customizable while meeting technology with harmony, like the pc area or the door/wall meant to keep extra-flat screens or to enhance new forms of contemporary art like digital art. Attention to details is essential starting from the hidden sockets.
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