Inspired to a royal beauty and to a name that today is for all an icon of style and elegance, the system of modular seating KATE, will transmit a plain and delicate imagine but at the same time fresh, innovative and versatile.
The idea was the one to re-create a comfortable and elegant product but at the same time contemporary in the lines and essential in the shapes. The seating express extremely lightness and respect to the proportions, as well as in the matching between the high and comfortable seating to the thin arms, or as the use of back feet that seem to let float the whole composition in the space, bringing it more ethereal.
All these characteristics coexist in perfect equilibrium in the Kate collection, characterized also by the big versatility thanks to the possibility to make different seating-solutions for each requirements of style and availability of living space.
The load-bearing frame is constructed of poplar and beech heartwood with additional connecting elements in poplar plywood. Dap joints unite the various parts of the frame with securing cylindrical dowels. The seat webbing consists of elastic polypropylene and natural latex belts in two sizes, each with its own precisely defined elasticity. Belts 9 cm wide are fixed parallel to each other and perpendicularly to the length of at 20% elasticity; these are interlaced by 5 cm wide belts at 80% elasticity. The frame is upholstered with contoured sheets of resilient, CFC-free polyurethane foam with density of 35 kg/m3 and 75 kg/m3, covered with bonded plush. The fixed seat cushions are in polyurethane foam with density of 35 kg/m3 and 75 kg/m3 on the front part and afterwards covered with polyester wadding. The removable back cushions are filled with feather and polyester. The supports are made in chromed steel.
designer MATTEO NUNZIATI