Little Perillo by Martin Ballendat for Dauphin Home

Little Perillo by Martin Ballendat for Dauphin Home

Designer Martin Ballendat and Dauphin Home have followed up their award-winning Perillo Lounge Chair Collection with a smaller, svelter, and, by some accounts, more charming incarnation: Little Perillo, "similarly sculptural, but more compact, achieving the same inimitable organic and emotional lines."

Little Perillo is a Versatile, Whimsical Addition to the Perillo Line

Little Perillo by Martin Ballendat for Dauphin Home

Little Perillo is indeed evocative. Ballendat's innovative design seems to have been modeled on the asynchronous flutterings of a thick ribbon in the wind, or the sexy, streamlined silhouette of a pair of curvy hips. Seat and back are one continuous piece, created from a swooping swath of flexible plastic.

The design makes Little Perillo both seamless and exuberant-perfectly contained yet unabashed in its sensuality. Further, the single-piece construction deeds durability and versatility-making it right at home in a wide range of venues, including residential, office, hospitality, and virtually any outdoor space.

Little Perillo by Martin Ballendat for Dauphin Home

Options for Little Perillo include legs in powder-coated aluminum or wood. Various colors are available for the seat and back. Dauphin Home also offers a version in beech wood-as comely and curvaceous as the bentwood work of Hans Wegner or the Eames.

About the Manufacturer: Under the umbrella of the Dauphin Human Design Group (DHDG), Dauphin Home provides innovative, integrated furnishings for office and home. The company has received international acclaim and numerous accolades for their aspiring synthesis of  "trendy colours, opulent materials, and intelligent media integration."

Posted April 1, 2013 by Joseph Starr

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