Hemp Job: Contract Trend

Hemp Job: Contract Trend

Environmentally friendly, versatile, and durable enough for contract environments, there’s a reason that manufacturers keep finding fresh uses for this ancient material:

Hemp, moroso, contract, chair, hospitality

Hemp by Moroso: Designed by Wener Aisslinger and backed by German chemicals company BASF, this is the first stackable single-shell armchair made of a new industrial material made of more than 75 percent hemp fibers. Sheets are heat-formed in a process developed in the car-making industry. www.moroso.it

hemp, kinnasand, contract, rug

Hemp Collection by Kinnasand: Kelims composed of fragments of 100 percent hemp carpets originally woven by nomadic craftsmen 30 to 60 years ago have a wide variety of variation due to each piece’s origin. Fragments are washed, bleached, dyed, and dried before being reassembled by hand. www.kinnasand.com

Living Divani, Frog, chair, contract, hemp

Frog by Living Divani: Piero Lissoni’s design can be specified for indoor or outdoor use. Its tubular steel frame is trimmed with natural or colored rawhide and a woven hemp cord seat and back. The armchair version can also be padded in felt, leather, or upholstered removable covers. www.livingdivani.it

Magis, zartan eco, hemp, contract, chair

Zartan Eco Chair by Magis: A stacking chair designed by Philippe Starck has a seat of recycled polypropylene and hemp or jute that is compression molded and attached to an injection-molded frame. www.magisdesign.com

hemp, kvadrat, fabric, upholstery, contract

Willow by Kvadrat: Created by Alfredo Häberli, the Willow collection is made from a 50-50 blend of wool and hemp that offers fire resistance and durability ideal for contract applications. The fabric’s non-dyed beige base shade is piece-dyed into naturals, including aubergine and anthracite gray, and brights, such as turquoise. www.kvadrat.dk

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