A small family of seating elements with big personalities calls to mind echoes of other seemingly contrasting times and cultures – Mediterranean and Scandinavian, both rustic and delicate, déjà vu and yet, timeless.
This gently curved, understated chair is great for adding textural variety to a space thanks to its intricately woven seat and backrest. French designer Christophe Pillet created the Echoes chair combining Scandinavian style - the slim metal base - with the Mediterranean tradition of cord seats, which are made by hand using paper cords.
Its construction displays a bold material contrast: the structure is in sleek metal while the seat and backrest are made of fine woven paper or paper rush cord – complex craftsmanship reminiscent of traditional methods and still performed entirely by hand.
FLEXFORM’s history is a family history. Now at the third generation, FLEXFORM was founded in the furniture manufacturing district of Brianza, in Northern Italy.