Andreas Engesvik's Bollo chair for Fogia contrasts large cushions with thin frame

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Stockholm 2016: Norwegian designer Andreas Engesvik has added a lounge chair with oversized cushions to his collection of furniture for Stockholm brand Fogia.

Bollo chair by Andreas Engesvik for Fogia

Engesvik's Bollo chair has upholstered cushions that cover its seat, back and arms. The design joins his Tiki seating and Bowl Table already in Fogia's range.

Bollo chair by Andreas Engesvik for Fogia

The padded elements are purposefully oversized to contrast with the chair's slender metal frame.

Bollo chair by Andreas Engesvik for Fogia

"Bollo was initiated as a typical Scandinavian lounge chair with slim features and modest use of materials," Engesvik said. "The final result however shows a chair driven by comfort, both visually and in use."

Bollo chair by Andreas Engesvik for Fogia

Each of the rounded cushions is pulled in with a line of stitching along the centre. Options for soft textiles or leather in various colours can be matched to the legs.



The tops of the seat and back are curved slightly to emphasise the soft forms, and the armrests wrap over the horizontal poles to created an inverted hook shape in profile.

Bollo chair by Andreas Engesvik for Fogia

"Bollo has a strong character inspired by its inherent level of comfort with generously shaped cushions and bold appearance," said Engesvik, whose previous designs include a series of blankets inspired by Norwegian folk costumes and a set of blown-glass trees.

Bollo chair by Andreas Engesvik for Fogia

"The soft volumes almost embracing the slim metal base, creates an interesting assembly between the base and cushions – the constructed and the shaped."

Bollo chair by Andreas Engesvik for Fogia

Fogia debuted the chair at this year's Stockholm Furniture Fair, which took place from 9 to 13 February 2016, alongside a new shelving system with arched supports by Note Design Studio.

Engesvik and Note both previously collaborated with Swedish designer Stefan Borselius to create a simple wooden dining table for Fogia.