Poltrona Frau Ming's Heart Armchair


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  • Designer : Shi-Chieh Lu
  • Year of design : 2016
  • Material : Shell in steel sheet, frame in tubular steel, upholstery in saddle leather.
  • Dimensions : Width : 65cm; Height : 73cm; Depth : 60cm
  • Seat Height : 42cm
  • Delivery : Available for pre-order. Expected delivery October / November


Great reasons to buy the Poltrona Frau Ming's Heart Armchair

  • Designed by Taiwan-based architect and designer Shi-Chieh Lu, The Ming's Heart Armchair goes straight to the core of two worlds, two visions, and two philosophies of life and living- East and West.
  • It was the winner of a Taiwan Design Contest promoted by Poltrona Frau and Euchain Ltd, a long-established Taiwanese dealer, aimed at encouraging the cultural exchange between East and West.
  • Inspired by the historic ming-type chair, the purity of its lines, the perfect expression of Chinese and Oriental spirituality, reverberates in the geometric and cubic formality of the Western vision.
  • Owing to its fluid lines and pared down surface, Ming's Heart gives the impression of a chair that floats in space, almost like a futuristic swing or a conceptual sculpture.

Why You'll Love This Chair

The Ming's Heart Armchair from Poltrona Frau represents a beautiful fusion of Eastern and Western design values and principles. Designed by Taiwan-based designer Shi-Chieh Lu, it won the prestigious Taiwan Design Contest, aimed at encouraging the cultural exchange between the East and West, and between the ideas that underly design in Taiwan and the Poltrona Frau brand.Inspired by and referring to the historic Ming-type Chair, Ming's Heart combines the pure, fluid lines that express Chinese and Oriental spirituality, with the geometric and cubic formality of the Western vision.

Ming's Heart is made from a thin steel sheet shell and steel tubular legs. Shi-Chieh Lu pares down surfaces until he achieves a continuous line, so that the armrests, seat and back become the lightest of fluid, graphic shapes. Weight and gravity are no longer determined by the lower part of the structure, but by the top from which the seat hang, and the seat has a continuos, triangular structure. The result is a refined and elegant chair that appears to hover or float in the air, almost like a swing or a conceptual sculpture.

This chair is upholstered is Saddle Extra leather, with visible contrasting hand-stitching. Lightly padded in polyurethane foam these high quality materials used in its construction offer endless comfort and durability.

Ming's Heart is a new designed introduced to the Poltrona frau collection 2016. it's available to pre-order for delivery in October/November.

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