Go Backless: Hospitality Trend

Go Backless: Hospitality Trend

It's summertime, so why not show a little back? Chairs with cutouts, negative space, and racy shapes are dominating the design world this year:

Pelle by Zeitraum, backless, chair, contract, hospitality, trend

Pelle by Zeitraum: A semi-circular back and armrest combine with a leather-bound aluminum inlay seat to create a stable seat that still has supple tactile quality. Oak can optionally be treated with colored stains. www.zeitraum-moebel.de

Florina Soft by De Padova, Pelle by Zeitraum, backless, chair, contract, hospitality, trend

Florina Soft by De Padova: A slender, ergonomic back in molded black or white plastic adds stability and support to a solid beech structure with natural or mocha-stained finish. The seat and back cushion are soft molded integral-skin polyurethane. www.depadova.it/en

Letizia, Poltrona Frau, contract, trend, chair

Letizia by Poltrona Frau: Designed in 1954 by Gastone Rinaldi under the name of DU 55 P, a 1950s classic has been re-released with the name Letizia. A blend of plush forms and empty space, the chair is available in Pelle Frau leather or removable fabric. www.poltronafrau.com

Charme by Busnelli, Letizia, Poltrona Frau, contract, trend, chair

Charme by Busnelli: A padded chair with design versatility, Charme's cutout seat adds lightness to its form. The chair is available with three base versions that allow it to suit the needs of residential and contract environments. www.busnelli.it

Shark, Labofa, trend, chair, backless, contract

Shark by Labofa: Designed as an all-purpose chair, Shark's distinctive racerback shape has a slightly forward-sloping posture. The design is available with two base options that allow it to be stacked or linked in rows. www.labofa.com

Posted August 7, 2013 by Jennifer Krichels

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