In the Swing Of It: Hospitality Trend

In the Swing Of It: Hospitality Trend

The playful swing seat was reimagined in various different guises at this month’s Salone del Mobile in Milan. We take a look at some of our favorite interpretations.


Lee Broom‘s new collection included this minimalist ‘Hanging Hoop’ chair constructed from two brass-plated rings that support a seat upholstered in Kvadrat wool.

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Launched in January of this year, the egg-shaped ‘Maia’ swing chair by Patricia Urquiola for Spanish outdoor brand Kettal is part of a wider collection of  furniture made from knotted nautical rope and teak.


One of the most talked-about installations during Milan design week was that of London designer Philippe Malouin and synthetic stone brand Caesarstone, who set up a series of swings made from slabs of Caesarstone within the opulent surrounds of the Palazzo Serbelloni.


Over in the nearby Palazzo Bocconi, Louis Vuitton added a new swing seat to its ‘Objects Nomades’ collection. The ‘Cocoon’ seat by Fernando and Humberto Campana is made from made from a latticed 3D-printed structure covered in bright red calf leather.


The egg-shaped seat joins 15 other travel-themed items in the travel collection including this Patricia Urquiola hammock-esque ‘Swing’ seat, made from nylon rope and completed by a leather seat pad.

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