Again in 2019, Patricia Urquiola designed the ‘Hayama’ sideboard for Cassina, impressed by the haori, a standard Japanese jacket worn over a kimono. With its indirect, minimalist form and lacquered floor, it made a daring addition to any residing area. Now there’s a new member of the ‘Hayama’ household within the type of a bar cupboard, additionally designed by Urquiola.
That includes the identical indirect type and lacquered end because the sideboard, the bar cupboard sports activities cannete-effect doorways, a mirrored inside that provides better depth to the area, a glass shelf for bar equipment, and two drawers and two facet compartments, that are excellent for storing cocktail paraphernalia. It additionally comes backlit with LED lamps, to create an ambient temper, and in a alternative of 12 colors, together with sage inexperienced, midnight blue, China crimson, marron glacé and cream.
‘“Hayama” is a small metropolis in Japan the place I’m presently working: Japanese tradition is of nice inspiration to me,’ says Urquiola. ‘The indirect sides of the “Hayama” cupboard give a unique perspective that communicates a really important language. Cassina has developed the traditional strategy of lacquering to industrially produce this household, providing a brand new end that has a rippled impact.’
This yr, Cassina additionally celebrates its masters, from Gio Ponti to Gerrit Rietveld, with an exhibition titled ‘Echoes’, at Palazzo Broggi.
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