Armrests The Archives

Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Origami Sofa by Yumi Yoshida unfolds to become a floor mat

A mat that can be folded into a two-seat sofa by California designer Yumi Yoshida was inspired by the ancient Japanese art of paper-folding (+ slideshow).


Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Cover chair with folded plywood armrests by Thomas Bentzen for Muuto

This chair by Copenhagen designer Thomas Bentzen for Danish design brand Muuto has armrests made of folded plywood.


Thursday 26 September, 2013

Competition: one Fauteuil Direction chair by Jean Prouvé to be won

Competition: Nest.co.uk is giving Dezeen readers the chance to win a special-edition Fauteuil Direction chair by Modernist designer Jean Prouvé.


Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Urban Sophistication in the Amy Armchair by Alpa Salotti

Who says you can have style and comfort at the same time?  The Amy armchair by Alpa Salotti does both; after a few minutes in this chair you’ll have to agree.  The contemporary design makes a bold statement in crisp white leather that adds a chic edge to any room.  The disk-like chrome base plate […]


Friday 13 September, 2013

The 21st-Century Salon: Foster 520 Armchair by Walter Knoll

The salons of Paris in the Romantic Age are still famous today.  Those gatherings of the best and brightest minds in art, literature, performance, business, and politics sparkled with charm and intellect.  The Foster + Partners team brilliantly re-imagined a piece of that tradition in their design project with Walter Knoll.  They infused all of […]


Tuesday 03 September, 2013

“I felt we should change the way Emeco makes chairs” – Konstantin Grcic

Movie: Designer Konstantin Grcic tells Dezeen that American furniture company Emeco had to industrialise its production methods to produce his new Parrish chair in this video interview filmed in Milan.  Konstantin Grcic


Thursday 15 August, 2013

Modern Rocking: The Basket Armchair by DePadova

When looking for an attention-grabbing armchair for your home or office, you’ll want to check out the Basket armchair by DePadova. It is a conversation piece that appeals to the eye. The chair is the brainchild of Vico Magistretti and features an enveloping back and armrests with curved graphic lines. It resembles a shell with […]


Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Modern Rocking: The Basket Armchair by DePadova

When looking for an attention-grabbing armchair for your home or office, you’ll want to check out the Basket armchair by DePadova. It is a conversation piece that appeals to the eye. The chair is the brainchild of Vico Magistretti and features an enveloping back and armrests with curved graphic lines. It resembles a shell with […]


Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Plush and Comfortable Style: The Yuva Sofa by DePadova

If you want to create a focal point in your living room, get the Yuva sofa by DePadova. It has soft, rounded lines and a design inspired by the desire to simplify, reduce, and get back to the basics. The sofa is made up of a cushion fastened to a base which forms the armrests […]


Monday 12 August, 2013

Outdoor Radiance: The Sundance Chair By Depadova

If you love the outdoors, it is important to get a chair that is versatile, stylish, and comfortable. The right outdoor chair will make your time outside enjoyable and pleasant.  If you’re shopping for a new patio set or just looking for a versatile outdoor chair, consider the Sundance chair by DePadova. Lightweight, foldable, and […]