Mathilda chair with rush backrest by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso

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Mathilda by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso

Milan 2013: Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola unveiled a chair with a backrest wrapped in rush for Italian brand Moroso in Milan this month.

Patricia Urquiola's Mathilda chair for Moroso has a curved plywood backrest, which comes encased in woven rush or in fabric and is bound to the A-shaped wooden legs with a contrasting colour.

Mathilda by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso

Urquiola presented the chair alongside seats made from rigid felt at Moroso's stand at Salone Internazionale del Mobile – see Dezeen's round-up of the best furniture and lighting from Salone and see all news and products from Milan 2013.

Other designs created by Urquiola for Moroso include a sofa inspired by traditional patterns from Uzbekistan and a woven chair on a tubular steel frame – see all Moroso design.

Mathilda by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso

We recently featured Urquiola's collection of ice cream coloured poufs and rugs and a movie by Dezeen in which she explains why most kitchen design is "too masculine" – see all design by Patricia Urquiola.