Tord Boontje and Moroso brought "the excitement of fashion into furniture"

“That’s come back in to work alongside this modernism.”
Decorative cushions by Tord Boontje for MorosoThis movie was filmed at the Moroso Loves London exhibition at Moroso’s London showroom on Rosebery Avenue. “It allows me to progress my thoughts, my feelings, my own interests. Copyright: Dezeen “We created six chairs, which were like characters in fairytale stories. Happy Ever After collection by Tord Boontje for Moroso”The underlying concept was a very strong interest I’d developed in the idea of decoration and ornamentation,” Boontje explains. “From that came the Shadowy armchair.”
Shadowy armchair by Tord Boontje for MorosoBoontje says his work for Moroso is very much a “collaboration.”

Related story: Moroso “gave me a chance,” says designer Ross Lovegrove”For me the work with Moroso is highly creative,” he says. Tord Boontje’s Carousel collection for Alexander McQueen”For many years I’ve worked with Alexander McQueen as a product designer and I’ve always looked at fashion and how exciting the way they use textiles and print is,” Boontje says in the movie, which was filmed at Moroso’s London showroom. Dezeen Book of Interviews: our new book, featuring conversations with 45 leading figures in architecture and design, is on sale now”The cushions have a pattern made of passionfruit flowers and brambles,” he says. All these characters inhabit this fantasy world.”
Bon Bon tables by Tord Boontje for MorosoDecoration plays an important roll in many of Boontje’s products for Moroso, including his Bon Bon tables from the same period, as well as more recent products such as the 2009 Shadowy collection of outdoor furniture. Movie: in our next exclusive video interview for Moroso, Dutch designer   Tord Boontje explains how the fashion industry has influenced his furniture collections for the Italian brand. Watch all the movies   »
Tord Boontje. Shadowy armchairs by Tord Boontje for Moroso”We worked on garden furniture with people in Dakar, Senegal where they had a tradition of weaving with yarns onto metal frames,” he explains.

Updated: 12.11.2014 — 00:05