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Husk Collection for Moroso * Marc Thorpe

Husk Collection for Moroso * Marc Thorpe

The Husk Collection was inspired by the outer shell of corn. The Designer Marc Thorpe wanted to associate this element, very popular in North Italy – ear of corn – to produce a globally recognizable object for daily use.

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Originally constructed from a painted steel structure, the seating designs were completed by woven yarn typically used for making fishing nets – each one hand – made by skilled craftsmen – resulting in outdoor furniture characterized by the colorful strands of polyethylene employed to form its shell.

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The design of Husk for the upholstered home collection of Moroso is offered in various sizes including dining and armchair versions.

In addition, a new textile was designed by Marc Thorpe and produced by Febrik for the collection of Husk exclusively for Moroso.

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Marc Thorpe Design was founded in 2005 by architect and industrial designer Marc Thorpe. He’s known for his innovative and dynamic work, taking a rigorous approach to the integration of architecture, design, and technology.

GLThorpe111In order to discover a project’s potential, the studio works closely with clients and collaborators to foster new ideas, establish a common vision and innovative strategies of approach to nurture the design process. The results are design solutions with the highest degree of precision, quality and character.


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