The design is distinguished by the lines extending along the perimeter of the armrest that, in contrast to the softness of the internal profile, create a curious encounter with the structure and enhance its sophistication and elegance.
Monobloc and modular sofas. Aluminum alloy feet, either polished or with natural or black nickel-satin finish.
Steel frame. Elastic strips suspension. Frame upholstered with polyurethane/heat-bound polyester fibre. Seat cushion in graduated polyurethane/heat-bound polyester fibre. Back cushion in Solotex ®. Removable cover in fabricor leather.
“Hiro is a sofa with a light image, which seems to hover casually above the floor, in line with my original vision of the ‘quintessential’ sofa.”
Born in London in 1974. He graduated in 1998 from the Department of Product Design at Kingston University London, with his thesis in “advanced materials”. He started his activity working on several design projects, collaborating with some design studios until, in 2004, he founded his design studio based in Stockholm. The office is committed to combining technological research and innovation. His projects are often characterized by a sense of inventiveness and poetic quality. Since 2005 he serves as guest tutor on the Industrial Design course at LTH University Sweden. He has been working for Zanotta since 2010.