Polpetta, one of the best seller from the Estel' collection, celebrate its first three years. The padded sofa designed by Favaretto & Partners continues to passionate the lovers of interior design, both for house both for office furnishings... Discover with us all the features of this product through an interview with the project creator Francesco Favaretto.
Embrace is a family of chairs designed by Jorge Pensi for Estel, characterized by a peculiar modern and universally appealing style, a fluid, elegant design for executive chairs, visitor chairs, waiting area sofas with compact dimensions, multi-seat bench, lounge armchair and coffee table.
The work chairs, made with a multilayer frame structure, are in an round ergonomic design, broken by taut lines for a high level of comfort. The padding is in differentiated density polyurethane foam to guarantee the correct ergonomic function of the chair. Great attention has been devoted to the manual stitching, a details that conveys to the high craft skills envolved in Estel’s production process.
If there is one thing which defines the Jorge Pensi Design Studio’s projects, it is their timelessness. Being one of the most prominent Spanish designers and one of the first to work internationally, Jorge Pensi has designed for a wide range of signature products, especially in the contract and office segment. We asked him about the evolution of working spaces, a point of view that he was happy to furnish us both from a professional and a personal point of view.
Thanks to a peculiar modern and universally appealing style, Jorge Pensi’s projects are widely known in the world of design as fluid and elegant. He has been awarded of numerous prizes and has received widespread recognition throughout his career, including from the Spanish National Design Prize in 1997, awarded by the Ministry of Industry and Energy and from the BCD Foundation for outstanding professional achievement.
Your work has been greatly appreciated for the warm, expressive twist you have been able to give to minimalist and pure forms. Are warmth and sensuality something that contemporary design has wrongly avoided considering as effective for our daily well-being?