Smart furniture

2014-08-25

Premiere for Clip! The furniture that will take offices into the future.


Everyone is suddenly talking about Fredrik Mattson.  His furniture can be seen all over the world and in the most diverse contexts, from the reputable Metropolitan Opera in New York City to Pedro Almodóvar's Broken Embraces and if you look carefully at the megastar Rihanna's video Russian roulette you can see that she sinks down into one of Fredrik's easy chairs.
“The design process for me is always about the same thing, creating opportunities. I won't allow myself to be controlled by computer programs or technical constraints. Sometimes it can be a process that runs for many years. I keep sketching, rejecting and drawing until I get the design right.”
For Materia, which is one of Kinnarps product brands, Fredrik has designed the pioneering piece of furniture Clip. Third part easy chair, third part chair, and third part desk. Voilà, here we have the perfect piece of furniture for the modern office.  And as so often with Fredrik's ideas, one wonders why no one has come up with this before. Clip is just as effective as a workstation as it is as a relaxing piece of meeting furniture.
“I always try to be very confrontational with my designs, the idea behind them and their benefits should be immediately obvious.”
That is certainly true Fredrik!