Armchair Hug, design Monica Förster
Hug is designed by Monica Förster to be a subtle and soft-spoken piece of furniture, easy to fit into any kind of environment. Compared to many other armchairs, it is smaller in size. Its shapes are warm and welcoming but balanced with a strong and independent character. The aesthetics allude to a certain kind of Scandinavian elegance, but in an updated version, based in a more contemporary approach.
Facts about Monica Förster
Inspiration from northern Swedish Sami handicraft, Asian gourmet food, the elegance of high fashion – and even nature itself. Monica Förster’s designs are based on many feelings and contradictions – creating something new, powerful, useful and poetic. Born in 1966, Monica Förster grew up close to the Arctic Circle in the very north of Sweden. She trained at Beckmans School of Design and the University of Arts, Crafts and Design. She also has her Design Studio and her clients are producers in England, Italy, Germany, Japan and Sweden. Monica Förster is represented in the International Design Yearbook and some of her pieces are among the most internationally renowned in contemporary Swedish design.
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