Fashion wunderkind Alexander Wang launched a limited-edition collection of furniture, consisting of bean bag chairs and a drink cabinet, in collaboration with luxury Italian furniture brand Poltrona Frau. Taking a cue from Rick Owens, a fellow fashion designer specializing in minimal design in everyday clothing, Wang's furniture designs echo the style of his clothing.
Upholstered in either black leather or velvet fabric—materials Wang commonly uses in his fashion collections—the two bean-filled chairs sit on top of brass bases.The rounded seats are shaped so the back is raised slightly higher that the front, designed to support the sitter.
Brass is also used to line the inner edges of a black trunk bar, which opens to reveal two shelves for drinks in each half.The metal is visible as a thin seam that runs in a line around the outside of the cuboid form, incorporating the hinge. Read More