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Fritz Hansen Favn Sofa

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Starting at: $14,051.00 CAD
$14,051.00 CAD

Description

Favn; the Danish translation for embrace, is the result of a creative dialogue between the Spanish designer, Jaime Hayón and Fritz Hansen. FAVN comes in several unique designer selections with a mix of three fabrics; one fabric for the shell, one for the seat MORE INFO

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DesignerKvadrat
Material
  • New Wool70%
  • Viscose30%

Kvadrat’s first textile ‘Hallingdal’ has become the archetype of woollen textiles. The very durable upholstery fabric was originally designed in 1965 by Nanna Ditzel, and is now available in a version with an updated colour scale: Hallingdal 65.

Hallingdal 65 is made of wool and viscose, which complement each other well: the wool provides excellent durability and flexibility, whilst the viscose adds brilliance and depth to the colour. Both materials are dyed before they are spun, which highlights the rich texture of the fabric. The versatile palette includes neutral and strong, primary colours, as well as the designer’s favourite hues: turquoise and pink.

Hallingdal has been continually produced by Kvadrat since the company was established. To this day, it remains one of the best selling textiles of the Kvadrat collection. Over the years, the versatile design has been used in a wide variety of interiors, including private homes, hospitals, airports and trains.

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DesignerKvadrat
Material
  • New Wool Worsted90%
  • Nylon10%

Steelcut 2 is a hardwearing upholstery textile, which is an evolution of Steelcut in an additional colour scale. It is designed by Frans Dijkmeijer and coloured by Giulio Ridolfo. The fabric features an innovative weave, which creates a three-dimensional surface resembling small pyramids or steel points. This gives Steelcut 2 a simple, precise expression, despite the complex weaving technique used in its production.

Steelcut 2 works well with Steelcut Trio 2. The fabrics feature the same innovative weave, but are differently coloured: Steelcut 2 is unicoloured, whereas the colours for Steelcut Trio 2 are created by using three different toned yarns. When combining the 2 fabrics, a vibrant look can be achieved by, for instance, upholstering a chair with the solid colour of Steelcut 2 on the seat and tricoloured Steelcut Trio 2 on the back.

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DesignerKvadrat
Material
  • New Wool Worsted90%
  • Nylon10%

Steelcut Trio 2 is a hardwearing upholstery textile, which has the same construction as Steelcut 2. Designed by Frans Dijkmeijer and coloured by Giulio Ridolfo, it is now available in a wider choice of colours.

Like Steelcut 2, Steelcut Trio 2 features an innovative weave, which gives the fabric a three-dimensional surface resembling small pyramids or steel points and, despite the complexity of the weave, a simple and precise expression.

The difference between Steelcut Trio 2 and Steelcut 2 lies in the way they are coloured. Unlike Steelcut 2, Steelcut Trio 2 is yarn-dyed and made from 3 differently coloured yarns, often with very bright tones on the warp and lighter tones on the weft. This combination not only accentuates the three dimensional character of the weave, it also adds life to the fabric: though it looks unicoloured from a distance, different shades are revealed as the viewer gets nearer.

Giulio Ridolfo designed these shades by exploring the complex visual effects created by working with three different coloured yarns.

The new palette explores ‘the beauty and intensity’ of the fabric, and includes fresh whites, neutral skin tones, glassy light blues, terracotta, clay, dark indigos and unpredictable blacks. Giulio Ridolfo: ‘I concentrated on the most “iridescent” aspects of light, as I was looking for a rainbow effect. I paid particular attention to making every colour nuance vibrant.’

Tricoloured Steelcut Trio 2 combines well with unicoloured Steelcut 2. For example, upholstering a chair with Steelcut 2 on the seat and Steelcut Trio on back creates a particularly bold and contemporary look.

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DesignerKvadrat
Material
  • New Wool100%

Divina means heavenly, or divine, and the name has been chosen for this product because of the way colours can be expressed in the material. Finn Sködt has sought inspiration from the fantastic illustrations which often accompanied books in the middle ages. These were called “illuminations” because of the way they literally illuminated the page. The effect of these book illustrations was produced by the use of clean, clear primary colours, and it is this principle which the designer has sought to recreate in the Divina range. The result is a set of colours which assert themselves and illuminate the products for which they are used.

Divina is a full-cloth product, which means that it is manufactured by weaving the yarn in a coarse linen hose casing, after which, it is subjected to mechanical processing using very high temperatures, at the same time as it is being coloured. This creates a situation where the surface becomes smooth, directionless and uniform in a manner very similar to the properties of felt. The material shrinks by 25-30% during this procedure, and the process can be illustrated by imagining a wool sweater which has been washed at too high a temperature. The result of this kind of processing is called cloth weaving and it is used for finer textures such as uniforms and plaids.

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DesignerKvadrat
Material
  • New Wool100%

Divina MD is an upholstery textile designed by Finn Sködt. Available in sophisticated, rich colours, which reveal hidden depths as the perspective of the viewer changes, it makes a strong colour statement. In addition, thanks to its smooth, directionless and consistent surface, it complements the shape of furniture very well and is ideal for organically shaped furniture.

Suitable for soft seating for both contract and private use, material-dyed Divina MD is soft, comfortable and durable. A heavily milled textile, it is manufactured by weaving yarn in a plain weave and then shrinking it in a mechanical process, which uses high temperatures. This method gives it an attractive felt-like look, which is similar to Divina and Divina Melange, the other fabrics in the Divina ‘family’. As a result, the fabrics complement each other well.

Divina MD’s full-bodied and subtle structure is ideal for bringing an extensive range of tones to life. Its colourways, which are all crafted from a blend of different tones, appear unicoloured from a distance, but reveal different colour nuances under closer examination.

The colour-concept behind Divina MD is designed to capture the colour-richness found in the shades and shadows of classical oil paintings. Consequently, the fabric has a uniquely vibrant look, which sets it apart from other melange textiles.

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DesignerKvadrat
Material
  • New Wool100%

Divina Melange has been extremely well received by the market. It is a textile characterized by its lack of texture and nap and consequently the fabric accentuates the dimensions of the furniture, giving prominence to the colours.

Melange means mixture. The existing colors are produced by mixing varying proportions of either black or brown wool with white wool. The different colours of wool are mixed before the garment is spun. The new colourways have come about by dipping the two base colours in bold, virtually luminous pigments.

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DesignerKvadrat
Material
  • New Wool90%
  • Helanca10%

Tonus 4 is a colour update of Tonus, an elastic upholstery fabric by late textile artist Nina Koppel. Ideal for modern organic furniture and characterised by rare colour richness.

The story behind Tonus starts at the end of the 1960s, when the furniture manufacturer Kevi A/S introduced the Jørgen Rasmussen office chair. The chair was in a sculptural form, which made upholstering it complex and expensive. The search for a stretchable fabric began and this led to the development of Tonus.

Now recognised as a classic textile, Tonus brings colours to life in vibrant, precise fashion. Building on this characteristic, the intensity and brightness of all the colours have been increased.

The new earthy, golden tones in the palette are taken from Nina Koppel’s original colour archive. They show her brilliant sense of colour, which reflects that she mastered all facets of the colour design from the warm tones associated with spices and Oriental mysticism, to the cooler Nordic aquamarine colours.

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DesignerKvadrat
Material
  • New Wool90%
  • Helanca10%

Tonus Meadow is an evolution of the classic Tonus fabric, which was created by textile artist Nina Koppel in the 1960’s. It is characterized by its two different expressions and intriguing colour richness.

Both versions of piece-dyed Tonus Meadow are constructed using two different mélange yarns – one has a ‘warm’ tone, the other a ‘cold’ hue. Woven from an elastic combination of 90% wool and 10% Helanca, the textile is, like Tonus, ideal for organic furniture.

The two expressions of Tonus Meadow are created using the same pairs of colours. One has a mélange surface, the other a mélange grid-like structure, which is achieved by inserting a unicoloured yarn.

Based on Nina Koppel’s original colour archive, the colour scale for Tonus Meadow combines neutral, natural tones, such as grey, with bright highlight colours like deep red. These nuances are coordinated with the Tonus palette and consequently the textiles complement each other well.

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DesignerKvadrat
Material
  • New Wool Worsted90%
  • Nylon10%

Canvas is a refined woollen upholstery textile, which comes in seductive yet subtle colourways inspired by women’s couture. Crafted by acclaimed designer Giulio Ridolfo, it has a vibrant and intriguing look: from a distance it has the calm expression of a unicoloured fabric but, as you get closer, it reveals shimmering colour nuances, delicate contrasts and an elegant structure.

Featuring a relatively voluminous and soft weave, Canvas is constructed from material dyed yarns and, consequently, offers exceptional colour richness. Its yarns comprise up to three colours and, as two differently coloured yarns are used to create every colourway, each combines up to six hues. This combination gives the textile a particularly lively and individual character. Giulio Ridolfo: ’Canvas highlights how beautiful a yarn can be and projects a strong sense of craftsmanship.’

To craft the sophisticated and versatile palette for Canvas, Giulio Ridolfo blended subtle tones, creating a variety of graceful shades and highlight tones. In doing so, he developed colours, which he describes as, ‘unpredictable greens, warm greys and radiant dawn-like tones’.

Many of the colourways for Canvas complement those of Remix 2, another fabric crafted by Giulio Ridolfo for Kvadrat. The textiles share key characteristics: they are made from wool, are material dyed and combine colours in a similar way. However, whilst the fabrics share attributes each has a very distinctive personality: as Canvas features a more pronounced structure than Remix 2, colours emerge from it in a bolder way.

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DesignerRomo
Material
  • Viscose70%
  • Flax30%

Milani has a soft, tightly woven texture that drapes beautifully, whilst remaining reassuringly durable for upholstery.

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  • Silver Blue
  • Prune
  • Nori
  • Lovage
  • Wasabi
  • Cranberry
  • Danube
  • Cyclamen
  • Indian Ink
  • Loam

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$14,051.00 CAD
Description

Details

Favn; the Danish translation for embrace, is the result of a creative dialogue between the Spanish designer, Jaime Hayón and Fritz Hansen. FAVN comes in several unique designer selections with a mix of three fabrics; one fabric for the shell, one for the seat and back cushions, and the third fabric is applied to the small decorative cushions. The sofa is also available as a single fabric version. The range of accessories include loose decorative cushions and large felt glides for soft floors. A set of large glides is always included upon delivery.

MATERIALS:

  • Shell consists of two parts, a base and a back shell, both made from hard polyurethane foam with glass fibre reinforcement
  • Base and back shell are assembled with 6 steel brackets and Hex screws
  • The outside of the back shell and base is covered with a thin, soft layer of polyurethane foam and wadding
  • The four legs consists 3 parts; an upholstered trumpet matching the base, a satin polished aluminium cylinder and a felt glide to protect the floor

MEASUREMENTS:

  • Height: 88 cm / 34.6 inch
  • Seat Height: 42 cm / 16.5 inch
  • Depth: 93 cm / 36.6 inch
  • Width: 221 cm / 87 inch

HELPFUL NOTES:

  • 2 Loose decorative cushions included. Please contact us if you wish to order additional loose cushions.

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Fritz Hansen
EGG FOOTSTOOL CAMPAIGN 2017 • From April 1st – August 31st 2017 for every Egg chair sold we will offer a complimentary footstool in the same finish category

EGG FOOTSTOOL CAMPAIGN 2017 • From April 1st – August 31st 2017 for every Egg chair sold we will offer a complimentary footstool in the same finish category

Fritz Hansen was established in 1872 by the visionary cabinetmaker of the same name. Since then, Fritz Hansen has become a natural part of both Danish and international design history. Today, it is an exclusive and international design brand. The history of Fritz Hansen is characterized by stupendous craftsmanship, unique design and an inherent sense of premium quality. Leading architects and furniture designers from all over the world have regularly contributed to the collection with beautifully shaped and functional furniture that seamlessly meet through the use of innovative techniques and new materials. Arne Jacobsen, Poul Kjærholm, Piet Hein, Vico Magistretti, Burkhard Vogtherr, Piero Lissoni, Kasper Salto and Morten Voss – the stellar string of designers is long and the list of furniture of classic and iconic fame is even longer.

Their design philosophy inspires the creation of new, simple, sculptural and original furniture that is timeless and relevant in time. This furniture is for modern city dwellers and international businesses with a confident taste for elegance and underplayed luxury and the desire to strengthen their identity and image. People who wish to make a statement, which is entirely their own.

Designer
Fritz Hansen Favn Sofa Designed by:
  • Jaime Hayon , 2011
Jaime Hayon

Jaime Hayon

Spain, 1974

Spanish artist-designer Jaime Hayon was born in Madrid in 1974. As a teenager he submerged himself in skateboard culture and graffiti art, the foundation of the detailed, bold-yet-whimsical imagery so prominent in his work today. He studied industrial design in Madrid and Paris then opened his own studio a few years later.

He began with a collection of designer toys, ceramics and furniture, later followed by interior design and installations. Jaime Hayon created the Favn sofa and the Ro Lounge chair for Fritz Hansen. They are designed with great attention to detail and have become main stays of the Fritz Hansen collection.

In 2007 Hayon has collaborated with Moooi to produce the Element Series of objects and furniture.

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