Buckle Up: Hospitality Trend

Buckle Up: Hospitality Trend

Fashion and furniture collide in these carefully detailed furniture designs where leather straps and buckle details are used to add decoration and provide added functionality. 

FÃ¥rstol Chair by Theo Zizka_1

Fashioned from a single small slab of maple wood, the frame of the FÃ¥rstol Chair by Washington D.C.-based designer Theo Zizka is finished with a cotton seat and leather and steel buckles. FÃ¥rstol means ‘sheep’ in Danish and was designed by Zizka during a summer in Copenhagen.

Adnet Circulaire mirror by Jacques Adney for Gubi

Originally developed for Hermes in 1950 by Jacques Adnet as part of a wider collection of leather-covered furniture and accessories, the brass-buckled Adnet Circulaire mirror is now available through Danish brand Gubi.

Soho upholstery by Fendi Casa

Launched in 2012, Fendi Casa‘s Soho upholstery collection is distinguished by its distinctive hide belts and gunmetal grey buckles.

Ronzino stool Giancarlo Cutello for Formabilio

Designed by Giancarlo Cutello for Formabilio, the Ronzino stool/table has a seat cushion that’s attached with a leather belt. When the stool is not in use, the design can be disassembled into single pieces, tied together with the leather belt and hung on the wall.

Dressed Up Furniture by KamKam

South Korean studio KAMKAM have designed a line of felt-covered furniture called ‘Dressed up’. Comprising two stools and two cabinets, the doors and storage compartments of each piece are fastened shut using buttons, belts and zips.

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