Kassl Editions and Zara Home unveil modular furnishings
A furniture selection ‘that democratises excellent design’, Kassl Editions x Zara Home capabilities cost-effective, limited-edition seats, tables, storage, lights and rugs
Trend model Kassl Editions groups up with Zara Home to present a new assortment of furnishings and homeware. Antwerp-based Kassl Editions (very best known for its fishermen-influenced coats and padded bags) made its 1st foray into home furniture structure via the ‘Pillow sofa’, developed by Muller Van Severen and aspect of Wallpaper’s inaugural Re-Designed issue in August 2021. The parts by Muller Van Severen employed deadstock materials from Kassl Edition’s clothes and baggage and featured a minimalist, versatile design and style.
A year later on, the couch has encouraged a new collection, designed in collaboration with Zara Residence and designed by Kassl Editions’ inventive team. Revealed in Milan in the course of Salone del Cellular 2021, the new household furniture further more expands on the concept of ‘modular dressing for the home’ with extraordinary layouts impressed by up to date society and offered at an very affordable cost.
Kassl Editions x Zara Home
Aspect tables in lacquered wood, accessible in 3 colors and two measurements
As typically takes place with Kassl Editions, the collection commenced with a informal meeting. ‘We never ever say no to a espresso,’ points out Ilse Cornelissen, a person of the brand’s co-founders along with Bart Ramakers, Charlotte Schreuder, Tim Van Geloven and Christian Salez. ‘[Zara] contacted us initially for a discussion around coats we designed a proposal that went outside of style. We took this collaboration as an option to produce anything which exhibits the globe of Kassl.’
The venture accelerated the development of Kassl Editions’ collaborative, multidisciplinary earth in excess of the past several decades, the brand name has partnered not only with Muller Van Severen and Wallpaper*, but also with Selfridges, on a 2019 installation that includes the operate of Dutch artist Bob Verhelst, whose sorts partly influenced the Zara Household collection.
The Kassl Editions x Zara House collection includes a quilted sofa, geometric side tables and a modular chests of drawers, as perfectly as graphic rugs, angular ceramic lamps, organically fashioned mirrors, stationery and art posters. It is a sequence of objects that vastly showcases Kassl Editions’ conventional focus on tactility, high-quality, longevity, and inspiring color palettes.
Just about every piece sleekly brings together type and perform, with several configurations to accommodate distinct areas and residence environments. The rich color palette options the deep, saturated tones of Kassl Editions’ A/W 2021 selection, which includes dusty pink, dark eco-friendly, navy and burgundy.
Quilted fabric sofa
For the Kassl Editions staff, the embodiment of the collection’s modular and versatile nature are the lacquered wood aspect tables: offered in two shapes and a few colors, they make it possible for for an array of configurations, adapting to a selection of spaces.
Other pieces that very well symbolize the brand’s design ethos are the utilitarian-on the lookout chest of drawers, featuring a modernist plywood framework painted with blocks of burgundy, navy, custard and eco-friendly, the composition of modules letting for combinations of colors and styles. An additional case in point of this overall flexibility can be located in the mirror: the organic and natural silhouette can be turned to encounter the wall, and its navy matte again transforms into a sculptural artwork.
Knotted wool carpet
The collection of homeware and household furniture is accompanied by a line of outfits bearing the Kassl Editions x Zara label. Though the objects are all developed in restricted editions, their price ranges and accessibility are held democratic, in line with Zara’s cost-effective ethos.
‘There is an extreme target on earning a stunning merchandise: solution is a type of holy grail for both Zara and Kassl Editions,’ provides Ramakers. ‘It’s awesome to see that, and to unite forces and creative visions. At Kassl Editions, we want to be democratic by functioning beyond age and gender, and this collaboration will allow us to be even additional democratic, to access a customer we ordinarily could not get to.’ §