The creation of young design duo, Enrico Fratesi and Stine Gam, the Beetle lounge chair is inspired by the shape, shell and structure of the eponymous insect.
GamFratesi found the anatomy of the beetle very interesting; the structure is made up of different plates separated by thin sutures, and it is this external shell that supports and protects the animal’s body. All these elements are perfectly linked and work in a fascinating way.
The design of the lounge chair reinterprets the characteristic elements of the beetles’ body: rigid on the outside and soft within, while maintaining comfort and functionality.
The seat and back of the Beetle chair are created using laminated moulded veneer. The lounge chair is upholstered in a luxurious rich velvet, finished with velvet piping, while the base is comprised of conical legs, crafted from brass.