Confluences
Philippe Nigro Wednesday 01 Sep 2010

Nigro’s Confluence project consists of a family of ‘Intersections Sofas’. To make the sofa appealing to different tastes and physiognomies there are a variety of seat depths and back heights on a single settee to match the comfort with the expectations of the individual user, all the time ensuring that the proportions work in a harmonious way in terms of form. The success of Confluences, inspired by contemporary art, rests on the repetition, additional and direct stringing together of different volumes. In this way, a number of seats offering a variety of sitting positions are brought close and locked together: simple, almost neutral lines are used in order to enable the formal fusion of their volumes. The seat platforms flow together, overlapping each other as if a giant puzzle connected by nuances of shade. Each items is available in a monocolour of multicolour interpretation, there are 27 possible colour combinations in a variety of covering materials.

designer biog

Philippe Nigro

Born in Nice, France in 1975, Philippe Nigro studied Decorative Arts ( Bac F12, Industrial design BTS at La Martiniere in Lyon, DSAA Product & Furniture Design at Ecole Boulle in Paris), during which time he collaborated with C. Gardet and conceived the experimental garden 'Ailleurs' at Chaumont Sur Loire and the lamp 'Flac' for a Habitat competition<br /><br />