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Basic Armchair by Lagranja Design

Product news: the first piece to be produced by Barcelona studio Lagranja Design is an armchair inspired by classic Danish design.

Basic Armchair by Lagranja Design

The Basic Armchair is described by Lagranja Design as a "gentle interpretation of the Danish archetype", with a "Mediterranean touch" seen in its upward-flicking armrests.

It was originally made for the lobby of the Chic & Basic Hotel that the studio designed just off La Ramblas in Barcelona.

Basic Armchair by Lagranja Design

The armchair is made of solid beech, with a seat and back upholstered in fabric or leather selected by the client.

We recently featured a collection of colourful mix and match furniture created by Lagranja for Spanish brand Sistema Midi.

Basic Armchair by Lagranja Design

Other armchairs we've published on Dezeen include a curvy seat designed to look like an app and a pleated leather seat inspired by the puffed shoulders of Renaissance costumes.

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Photographs are by Meritxell Arjalaguer and Fotodisenny.

Here's some more information from Lagranja:

Basic Armchair

It is basic twice. Once because is been expressly designed for the Chic & Basic Hotel lobby, one of our latest interior design projects. Twice because it is the minimal yet acceptable image of an armchair. A gentle interpretation of the Danish archetype… of course with a Mediterranean touch.

The Basic Armchair is the very first object produced by lagranja. How did we get there? It is the purest expression of a need. While furnishing the hotel lobby we were fighting with a very tight budget, and we couldn’t find any armchair that fit the budget and that we liked, so we decided to design and produce the best piece we could within our budget constraint.

It is a solid beech wood structure armchair with matte water varnish finishing. The seat and back are upholstered in fabric or leather, with possibility of using fabric indicated by the client. The fabrics for this armchair have been selected among the best collections of the most exclusive firms.