GEMMA
Product Name
GEMMA
Manufacturer
Moroso
Manufactured
Italy
Chairs
Armchair and Chairs

The work by Daniel Libeskind sees design as an exercise in small architecture where the landscape is replaced by the definition of a space and the population density by the single individual.


The Gemma armchair is developed from the idea of contrast and the perception gained from interpreting a shape which is the opposite of the usual image. The asymmetrical sharp edges of the 3D shapes are thus offset by the softness of the upholstery. The multi-faceted profile is both reminiscent of a precious stone and the typical geometries of fifteenth century tapestries.

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