Tuesday, November 02, 2004

Designed by Marten Claesson, the Fold series reflects a fresh new approach to upholstery detailing.

Fold is available in North America from Hightower Group.

"The Fold system is like origami, the Japanese art of folding paper, more complex than it appears. Positioned in rows, continous zigzagging lines are created" Marten Claesson

The Fold lounge chair (#S6901) measures W 27.5 D 29.2 H 29.5 SH 16.9, the matching foot stool/ottoman (#S6910) is W 22.5 D 22.45 H 17.7

Graded fabrics are available from Kvadrat and Gabriel, with Hightower offering a wide selection of leather options.

About Marten Claesson. Marten Claesson is a partner in CKR a highly regarded architectural practice based in Stockholm, Sweden. Having met his future partners, Eero Koivisto and Ola Rune, while studying together at the University College of Design in Stockholm, Marten continued on with his studies at the Parsons School of Design in New York, The Royal Academy of Art in Copenhagen, University of Art & Design in Helsinki and the Southwark College in London.

Claesson, Koivisco and Rune formed a classic Scandinavian multi-displinary architectural office together in 1995. This trio of talented designers have gone on to complete successful engagements with noteworthy clients such as; Sony Music, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Scandinavian Airlines and the Berlin Embassy residence for the Swedish Ambassador.

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