strain lounge chair | design simon morasi pipercic
Despite its visual lightness, Strain provides comfort expected from large dimension sofas thanks to the seat with elastic bands support, stretched backrest shell and free lumbar cushion which further eases various sitting possibilities. The seat cushion and the backrest shell tailored from a two dimensional plate are put on a complex metal structure, and the form is obtained by stretching from the top of the structure to the bottom of the seat.
suspension: elastic bands
seat cushion: HR foam
support cushion: feather
metal finish: black chrome plating, copper plating
upholstery: fabric, leather
dimensions: 26″w | 31.5″h | 27″ d | 16.5″ sh
Simon Morasi Piperčić
Simon Morasi Piperčić was produced February 1, 1985 in Croatia and developed at Industrial Design department of School of Design in Zagreb and ECAL in Lausanne, Switzerland.
With an approach to design characterized by a clear inquisitiveness for products, industry and processes, Simon Morasi Piperčić works on various projects ranging from product, spatial, set design and installation to art direction and strategic consultancy. The provided services are characterized by simple and relevant design approach which endeavors in always offering innovative and strong solutions based on methodical process. What turns him on the most, is creating new typologies of objects based on unresearched and unseen needs.
Beside running his own studio, Simon is involved in several other projects. In ’09, alongside Vedran Kolac, he initiated project MOE – a range of light and video augmented modular constructions. MOE made the scene out of music on various events all over Europe, won several design awards and was published in a number of renowned design magazines. In the beginning of ’14, furniture brand SPHERA appointed him as a creative director, with main responsibility for office and kitchen systems development.
Prostoria Founded in 2010 in Croatia, Prostoria delivers functional furniture with beautiful aesthetics.
Prostoria’s vision is to create upholstered furniture that will enrich your everyday home and work interactions. The form of Prostoria products thus follows its function, while they treat aesthetics as an essential human need.
At Prostoria, people are creating for people, researching, exchanging ideas and knowledge of craft, employing technology and materials – all this to express the passion and the heritage of each of us.