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Homage to Ellsworth Kelly: Legato Cabinet Series by Casamania

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by Promila Shastri last modified Sep 16, 2014

Taking furniture to artful heights, quite literally, is Italian brand Casamania, which, in collaboration with Swedish design studio Claesson Koivisto Rune, has released a collection of cabinets that derive inspiration from the great abstract painter Ellsworth Kelly. Casamania’s Legato cabinets (Legato, in Italian, translates as ‘tied together’) are clean rectilinear pieces, rendered striking for — Continue reading …




 

 

legato-claesson-koivisto-rune-casamania-2014-1-bTaking furniture to artful heights, quite literally, is Italian brand Casamania, which, in collaboration with Swedish design studio Claesson Koivisto Rune, has released a collection of cabinets that derive inspiration from the great abstract painter Ellsworth Kelly. Casamania’s Legato cabinets (Legato, in Italian, translates as ‘tied together’) are clean rectilinear pieces, rendered striking for their brightly colored front doors of varying sizes, crafted from MDF, and given the rounded corners common in the flat shapes that Kelly made famous. This isn’t the first nod to Kelly by Claesson Koivisto Rune. The studio’s 2013 Kelly seating collection for another Italian furnishings brand, Tacchini, appropriated the same expanses of segmented monochromes seen on the Legato cabinets. Nothing wrong with melding art with craft, we say.Legato-cabinet-from-Claesson-Koivisto-Rune_5Legato-cabinet-from-Claesson-Koivisto-Rune_6Legato-cabinet-from-Claesson-Koivisto-Rune_3Legato-cabinet-from-Claesson-Koivisto-Rune_4
Screen shot 2014-09-16 at 8.41.16 AMImages: Casamania


 

 

 
 
 

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