Gardenias by Jaime Hayón
for BD Barcelona Design

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Milan 2013: Spanish designer Jaime Hayón presents aluminium and terracotta outdoor furniture designed for BD Barcelona Design in this movie. The collection went on show at Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan earlier today.

Gardenias by Jaime Hayon for BD Barcelona Design

Jaime Hayon's Gardenias collection is part of an ongoing collaboration with Catalan furniture brand BD Barcelona Design. "The story with BD Barcelona starts back in 2004," says Hayón in the movie. "At that time I'd never really designed a chair, I was doing more art work. When we met for the first time we wanted to create something that had to be fun."

Gardenias by Jaime Hayon for BD Barcelona Design

The new collection, entitled Gardenias, includes cast aluminium seating in muted colours and terracotta vessels with small hoods.

Gardenias by Jaime Hayon for BD Barcelona Design

Armchairs and benches in the collection have slatted backs, with some extending over to form canopies. Hayón explains: "For some reason in the history of making chairs for terraces or outdoor spaces we've lost the glamour, we've lost the passion for delicacy."

Gardenias by Jaime Hayon for BD Barcelona Design

The chairs have padded seats and backs, with aluminium tubes that loop around to form armrests and flick out to create feet. "We have worked with aluminium in the way you would work with wood," adds Hayón.

Gardenias by Jaime Hayon for BD Barcelona Design

Shelving units in a similar style consist of three semi-circular platforms that sit under a half dome.

Gardenias by Jaime Hayon for BD Barcelona Design

Other items in the range include handmade terracotta flower pots in a selection of smooth sculptural shapes and a white watering can with two golden handles and a golden spout.

Gardenias by Jaime Hayon for BD Barcelona Design

Hayón previosuly created 40 hand-painted vases for the brand's 40th birthday and has previously exhibited tubular furniture for Sé.

Gardenias by Jaime Hayon for BD Barcelona Design

More furniture collections on show in Milan include Rem Koolhaas' rotating, sliding and motorised pieces for Knoll and items with golden noses for handles by Studio Job.

Gardenias by Jaime Hayon for BD Barcelona Design

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  • http://www.aurelia-m.com aurelia-m

    Une fois encore Jaime Hayon nous livre de superbes réalisations. Son idée de réhabiliter la terre cuite est superbe. Aller vers des matériaux plus simples et plus naturels est un bel exemple à suivre.

  • http://www.giaytot.com/giay-dep-nam/dep-nam.html dep nam

    Une fois encore Jaime Hayon nous livre de superbes réalisations. Son idée de réhabiliter la terre cuite est superbe. Aller vers des matériaux plus simples et plus naturels est un bel exemple à suivre.

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