BIOPHILIA Collection created by Ross Lovegrove for company Vondom explores a new design language in its pursuit for innovative furniture. According to the the project developer, the pieces in the series were built on “a dialogue between time, form and space, by combining the pioneering organic design of Sagrada Famila by Antonio Gaudi with VONDOM expertise in advanced roto-moulded technology and Lovegrove studio’s ongoing research into the transference of digital process into contemporary design“. Fit for both indoors and outdoor lounge spaces, the collection ranks high in function and aesthetic appeal.
BIOPHILIA features unique items defined by a contemporary approach, pushing the boundaries between material structure and form. A rippled texture can be spotted on the surface of each project, adding elegance and reinforcing its organic inspiration. The collection consists of a generous variety of furniture pieces, some of which you can analyze in detail in the photos below:
The Stacked system was designed by Julien De Smedt for Muuto. Held together using small clips, Stacked comprises modules of varied sizes that are arranged to create many different storage solutions and set-ups. The 835 Infinito modular bookcase was designed by Franco Albini for Cassina. Comprised of vertical elements, containers with doors or flaps and shelves in two depths, Infinito is an expression of possibilities that are designed to bring order to a space. Randomito from MDF Italia is a single unit hanging bookcase (available in white, orange, sand and green) that can also be turned upside down. Combining units provides a larger configuration with a striking visual impact.
Affable and loyal, Vitsœ has a long-term commitment to enabling more people to live better, with less, that lasts longer. It is a modest way of thinking that values the consumer as an individual. The classic and iconic 606 Universal Shelving System was designed by Dieter Rams in 1960 and has been made by Vitsœ ever since. With its clean industrial aesthetic, flexibility and versatility, the 606 is a lifetime companion. The Royal System, designed by Poul Cadovius in 1948, is handsome, simple and practical. Much admired in the 1950s and 60s, dk3 acquired the rights to revive and reintroduce this Danish classic, doing so in 2010. The Royal System®, one of the first wall-hung furniture systems, is available in materials such as walnut, oak and compact laminate with steel.