Armchair Guest, design Monica Förster
Monica Förster’s Guest is easily recognized by its distinct use of bentwood as well as its graceful measurements. Its delicate size allows it to fit in any setting without taking over. Depending on its place in the room, it can be used in a group or as a solitary piece. In addition, it is designed to be especially comfortable to sit in, which makes it perfect for both working and socializing. The name alludes to the designer’s underlying desire to create a chair for people to feel at home in, for shorter or longer periods of time.
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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