With its colourful flowing tubular metal body design, the NaughtOne Percy Lounge Chair appears like a chair that will be proper at residence located inside the Centre Pompidou. Like Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers’ instance of ‘inside-out’ structure, the chair, designed by impartial furnishings designer and founder Nicole Marion, of Studio Marion, displays an inviting honesty that tames the commercial into one thing nearly curvaceous.
“When designing Percy, I used to be drawn to the mix of onerous metallic and mushy upholstery,” explains Marion. “I wished to play with visually softening the metallic to create a cohesive, curvaceous look. I like working with metallic and metal because it’s an extremely sturdy, industrial materials, however it will probably additionally bend and move.”
The chair’s chunky tube body seems as one steady assist system for the Percy’s plush upholstered cushion, giving the chair an inviting diploma of assist throughout the seat and again. Partnered with an intensive palette of colourful finishes, upholstery choices, and a low profile, the design strikes a very tubular steadiness between sturdiness and luxury.
“The design we landed on has a timeless look, nearly as if it’s all the time existed. However it’s additionally distinctive – and will be dressed up or down, simply adapting to many environments and private types,” says Marion.