A radical new approach to furniture design

No need for throw cushions - this seat includes built-in cushions. We take a closer look at this intriguing design experiment.

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Want your furniture to stand out from the usual creations? Take a look at the Poppins bench...

Forget top brands producing the same old seating - this design features in-built cushions, geometric shapes and comes in a host of different colours. A feat in experimental design, the bench seat was inspired by Op Art's use of colour and geometric forms.

Created by Alessandra Baldereschi Design Studio the seat is lovingly named Poppins - a bench with some added personality. It gives the illusion of patterned pillows when, in fact, the fabric pushes through the wood giving it a brilliant 3D effect.

Since graduating in 2001, Baldereschi has worked with the likes of Swatch Bijoux , Fabbian Illuminazione, Moss NY, Dilmos, De Vecchi, Chimento, Coin Casa Design and Skitsch. Focusing on furniture design, she has been exhibited across Europe with her award-winning creations, which include the inspirational Soufflè armchair.

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See more inspirational furniture on the Alessandra Baldereschi Design Studio website.

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