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SPACE Copenhagen, a design duo composed of Signe Bindslev Henriksen and Peter Bundgaard Rützou, will launch the Fly Lounge series for & Tradition at the Salone del Mobile in Milan this week.
The Fly sofa combines elements of both a table and a sofa, though its chief identity is a sofa. Its side tables ensure maximum functionality, and gives Fly its structured, sculptural quality. The seat itself is optimised for comfort, with several cushions. The side tables also extend from the sofa like wings, lending humorous literacy to the name Fly.
An armchair version is also available, without the side tables.
The frame is made from oak, treated with white pigmented oil or smoked oil. It is the type of material and treatment that ages with true grace, only becoming more beautiful with time. The cotton upholstery is available in four different earthy colours: sand, earth, plum, and sky.
Signe Bindslev Henriksen & Peter Bundgaard Rützou from SPACE
comment: “We wanted to make a piece of furniture that combined traditional Scandinavian design features with a strong sense of comfort. At the same time our ambition was to achieve a balance between sculptural and functional elements.”
SPACE Copenhagen – established in 2005 by Signe Bindslev Henriksen and Peter Bundgaard Rützou, both graduated The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture – is known for defying habits and employing a sincere personal vision to their design. The projects SPACE Copenhagen has turned their hands to include everything from interior design, to furniture and refined objects for everyday use as well as artistic installations and art direction.
Photos: &Tradition and Space PH