6 June 2019
The excellence of Italian design branded ALIAS will be spotlighted in Oslo during Kontorrama / DOPOMILANO, the event scheduled to open on 6 June dedicated to the latest home furnishing trendspresented at the Salone del Mobile in Milano. Creative flair and technological research, ever salient characteristics of the design experience of the company founded in 1979 are recounted through a unique and extraordinary piece of furniture: “e la nave va”, the sofa designed by Atelier Oï.
Presented here in its three-seater configuration, the “e la nave va” sofa is positioned at the centre of the room, as if it were a piece of sculpture, to enable visitors to observe it from all angles. Against this still, silent and timeless scenario, which seems to be borrowed from metaphysical art, images of the sofa float in mid-air: photo sets, close-ups, sketches and preparatory drawings are framed in fine wood mouldings to capture the moments of inspiration and the design experience behind the creation of this product.
This element accommodates a large, soft cushion, which envelops the guests in a generous embrace: the textile belt that keeps the structure together distributes the loads evenly and in doing so enables the sofa to adapt perfectly to a person’s body, for enhanced elasticity and optimal sturdiness.
“e la nave va”is a vibrant project, which interacts with those who use it in a marvellous balance between formal elegance and ergonomics.