Cell is a system of armchairs and sofas that respond to the new demands of daily life, designed to offer users both a public and, at the same time, a private space.
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The design expands on the form language of the Maissi bench, using simple cylindrical forms to create seating objects that are surprisingly light and comfortable. Referencing East Asian and Nordic typologies, the minimalistic form is made both strong and comfortable by the angle created between the upper rail, which sits atop the legs, and the lower rail, which rests just in front.
The inspiration for the design of the table, bookcase and dresser is clearly the rationalist design of the Thirties with a contemporary twist. The pieces ooze discrete yet tangible luxury thanks to the precious materials used, the elegance of the skilfully created details and the collection’s sturdy appearance, softened by the magical light from the integrated LED fittings.
The collection – finished by her practice, Zaha Hadid Architects – references mid-century furniture through its use of wood rather than Hadid’s typical material of choice, clear acrylic. Walnut, chosen for its colour, is curved into Hadid’s famous fluid and sinuous lines. The designer aimed to create sturdy pieces that appear lightweight.