PLY, the simplicity of an embrace

A design by Mario Ruiz. This project is an exercise in lightweight solidity. A simple shape that manages to transmit character with its slight and unassuming formula.

The design of this chair and armchair is based on streamlined expression: calf leather covers a wooden or metal tube structure like a soft, lightweight suit. The body is an envelope, covering the architecture of the chair and helping it serve its purpose.

A clear and simple folding process helps shape the piece and conceals unique expressive license at the back which is not an addition but rather emerges from the actual expression of the body of the chair in its construction: two openings that outline a shape with character. This is a seat that aspires to be a discrete daily companion. A balanced piece capable of sharing all kinds of spaces.