The creation of armchairs represent quite a challenge for industrial design as it needs to conjunct functionality, ergonomics and beauty.
The necessity of ergonomics is an urgent issue in furniture design, especially when the main function is to support human body, like armchairs.
An armchair is not a piece of furniture you continuously change, it’s a designed object that needs to endure so tendencies must also be timeless.
On the other hand, industrial design must offer support, comfort, possibility of rest and at the same time guarantee comfortable postures while multiple activities are undertaken. As you can see, the challenge for visual creativity when it comes on armchairs is really big.
Here we show you different examples of some of the latest furniture designs. You can take a look at the color tendencies, shape and materials that currently predominate and surely will serve you as inspiration.
Collection ‘Noun’, by Alexandre Boucher
Noe Armchair, by Studio Joran Briand
3XR CHAIR || ADJUSTABLE / ROTATABLE LOUNGE CHAIR, by Mateusz Chodorowski
Offseat – Armchair and sofa for SpHaus, by Alessio Romano
Spider, by Sergei Kotsepup
BOO sofa, by Radek Nowakowski
HUB armchair for Materia AB., by Carl Design AB Carl Öje
Poltrona Naru, by Fabiane Caroline Silva
“sylvia” armchair, by Alessandro Tonni