Husk Armchair by Patricia Urquiola designed for B&B Italia, is a swivel based, multi soft cushioned chair on a moulded shell which seems to fit into any decor from modern to classic. When you see the chair it draws you in to want to sit on it. It is available in a choice if colours.
Patricia Urquiola is a Spanish born architect living and working in Milan. She studied both in Madrid and Milan and graduated in 1989.
She was mentored by some of Italy’s master designers such as Achille Castiglioni and Vincent Magistretti.
She opened her own studio in Milan in 2001 and has since earned and been awarded numerous awards and some of her pieces are displayed in various museums. Her Fjord armchair us part of the permanent display at MOMA in New York.
Besides her furniture, tiles and bathroom product designs, the Mandarin Hotel in Barcelona and Four Seasons Hotel, Milan, Italy are some of her many architectural projects.
She has collaborated with such well known and design oriented companies such as Agape, Alessi, B&B Italia, Kartell, Louis Vuitton, and Rosenthal to name but a few.
She has just has been named art director of Cassina.
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