It’s not a recent innovation by any means, but steel-rod-structured furniture was ubiquitous throughout the leading furniture collections, often making more of a statement than the more upholstered seating. The appeal is a lean, elegant modernism and perceived economy of design that mixes brilliantly with more robust pieces. The trick? The older, less engineered-looking the better. Brazilian architect Lina Bo Bardi’s rare deckchair at Nilufar Depot and Konstantin Grcic’s 2013 Traffic chaise longue for Magis 2013 were standouts of the style.
left Lina bo bardi’s rare deckchair right konstantin grcic’s 2013 traffic chaise Longue for magis