Krusin Seating Collection
Chairs are often focal points within an interior. They are movable. They may find themselves positioned randomly within a space. There may be several or even many of them. It is fundamental that a chair be able to harmonise with its surroundings.
The more visually silent and harmonious the chair, the more spaces it is able to harmonise with. The visual silence of a space depends upon, amongst other things, its lack of clutter and its visual cleanliness, which in turn depends on the visual silence of the objects which inhabit it.
To achieve an inherent and graceful visual silence has therefore been of prime importance in the designing of this collection. Wood is a noble, traditional material, so what better way to approach the design of a side chair than using a traditional, noble material shaped and detailed with contemporary technology whilst maintaining a simple, linear, almost archetypal overall form and outline, whilst at the same time being extremely attentive to the proportions and detailing which of course, are the chair
Marc Krusin graduated in the UK, and after placements with Fred Scott and George Sowden, he began his career in Milan collaborating with various studios. These include Piero Lissoni’s office, where he became design manager and associate, running projects for clients of international reputation. In 1998 he co-founded the Milan based group Codice 31, which in successive years gained increas... More