The Fil Noir chairs take their name from thread – an unmistakable sign of continuity.
The thread, or tube, that actually makes up the body and substance of the chair – not only outlines its silhouette, but also supports and envelops it. A thread that expresses a core decision in the choice of material.
Metal tubing painted matt black. A choice of absolute austerity that is softened by the rings with polished Gold finish that set off the corners of the chair, adding a note of decorative contrast to the stark formality of the structure.
How to harmoniously blend form and function is the quest that led to the creation of a backrest with an enveloping shape and a comfortable seat, both with metal structure encased in polyurethane foam. The internal cushion has a structure in flexible thermoformed material and polyurethane foam that lends added comfort to the backrest.
Such painstaking construction details confirm the high degree of tailoring know-how achieved by the company over time and strengthen the perception of a product known for its high level of craftsmanship.
Christophe Delcourt is a name that began to circulate among the French design crowd at the end of the 1990s. There are good reasons why the debut of this young designer did not go unnoticed. Not only is he entirely self-taught, but his early design projects are the work of his own hands. Later in his career, Delcourt decided to entrust the production side of his work to others but his across... More