The joy of open air living is interpreted through the eyes of Patricia Urquiola to creative the playful design of the Trampoline Sofa. In her outdoor collection, soft, curving shapes takes a sensible approach to the environment by using innovative and sustainable materials. Completely made in Italy, the backrest features a handcrafted polypropylene and nylon woven cord while the backrest and seat cushions are in 100% PET-derived recycled fiber and upholstered in water-repellent polyester fabric. Optional fringe on the cushions is in the same shade as the cord.
The two-seat outdoor sofa and the three combinable sectional modules, to create inviting arrangements, have a stainless-steel structure with painted finish.
World-renowned designer Patricia Urquiola has already left a profound mark on the industry, and her prolific career is still catapulting ahead at full-speed. The Spanish designer’s eye for brilliant color and striking, sinuous forms turns her furniture, product, and interior designs into instant hits. Her expert understanding of composition, material, and form has garnered her commissions from the world’s most esteemed manufacturers, including Agape, Alessi, B&B Italia, Bisazza, Flos, Foscarini, Glas Italia, Kartell, Kvadrat, and Moroso. Pieces like her amorphous Bend sofa for B&B Italia reveal her talent for creating instantly eye-catching furniture that is also extremely inviting and human-centric.
Urquiola was born in Oviedo, Spain, and lives and works in Milan. After her schooling, she served as assistant professor to Achille Castiglioni and Eugenio Bettinelli at the Milan Polytechnic. During this time she also led the product development department at DePadova, where she designed alongside Vico Magistretti. She opened her own studio in 2001.
In 2015, she was named the art director of legendary Italian house Cassina, where she has worked to resurrect the brand’s expansive archive and transform its flagship stores to reflect the more than 90-year-old company’s modern vision. She also produces designs for a wide range of global clients.
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