Kassl Editions and Zara House unveil modular household furniture
A home furnishings collection ‘that democratises fantastic design’, Kassl Editions x Zara Residence features inexpensive, limited-version seats, tables, storage, lighting and rugs
Manner manufacturer Kassl Editions teams up with Zara Home to present a new collection of furnishings and homeware. Antwerp-based mostly Kassl Editions (greatest acknowledged for its fishermen-encouraged coats and padded luggage) created its 1st foray into home furnishings style and design as a result of the ‘Pillow sofa’, created by Muller Van Severen and component of Wallpaper’s inaugural Re-Built situation in August 2021. The pieces by Muller Van Severen utilized deadstock elements from Kassl Edition’s garments and bags and highlighted a minimalist, versatile layout.
A yr later on, the couch has motivated a new selection, produced in collaboration with Zara Residence and developed by Kassl Editions’ imaginative team. Shown in Milan in the course of Salone del Cell 2021, the new home furniture further expands on the notion of ‘modular dressing for the home’ with fantastic types encouraged by present-day tradition and out there at an reasonably priced selling price.
Kassl Editions x Zara Home
Aspect tables in lacquered wooden, readily available in a few colours and two measurements
As generally transpires with Kassl Editions, the selection started with a everyday meeting. ‘We by no means say no to a coffee,’ clarifies Ilse Cornelissen, one of the brand’s co-founders together with Bart Ramakers, Charlotte Schreuder, Tim Van Geloven and Christian Salez. ‘[Zara] contacted us originally for a discussion close to coats we built a proposal that went further than vogue. We took this collaboration as an chance to build one thing which displays the world of Kassl.’
The project accelerated the advancement of Kassl Editions’ collaborative, multidisciplinary globe above the past few yrs, the brand name has partnered not only with Muller Van Severen and Wallpaper*, but also with Selfridges, on a 2019 set up featuring the do the job of Dutch artist Bob Verhelst, whose kinds partly impressed the Zara House collection.
The Kassl Editions x Zara Household selection includes a quilted couch, geometric aspect tables and a modular chests of drawers, as well as graphic rugs, angular ceramic lamps, organically shaped mirrors, stationery and artwork posters. It’s a collection of objects that vastly showcases Kassl Editions’ common emphasis on tactility, top quality, longevity, and inspiring color palettes.
Every single piece sleekly combines form and functionality, with several configurations to match various areas and home environments. The rich color palette options the deep, saturated tones of Kassl Editions’ A/W 2021 selection, together with dusty pink, dim inexperienced, navy and burgundy.
Quilted material sofa
For the Kassl Editions group, the embodiment of the collection’s modular and adaptable nature are the lacquered wooden side tables: out there in two styles and three colors, they enable for an array of configurations, adapting to a wide variety of spaces.
Other items that well stand for the brand’s design ethos are the utilitarian-searching chest of drawers, featuring a modernist plywood composition painted with blocks of burgundy, navy, custard and environmentally friendly, the composition of modules letting for combinations of colours and designs. Another case in point of this adaptability can be located in the mirror: the natural silhouette can be turned to deal with the wall, and its navy matte back transforms into a sculptural artwork.
Knotted wool carpet
The selection of homeware and household furniture is accompanied by a line of clothes bearing the Kassl Editions x Zara label. Despite the fact that the objects are all established in restricted editions, their prices and accessibility are retained democratic, in line with Zara’s economical ethos.
‘There is an intense target on earning a beautiful product or service: solution is a sort of holy grail for each Zara and Kassl Editions,’ adds Ramakers. ‘It’s remarkable to see that, and to unite forces and artistic visions. At Kassl Editions, we want to be democratic by functioning beyond age and gender, and this collaboration lets us to be even additional democratic, to arrive at a client we typically couldn’t access.’ §