Haima' armchair and pouf by Maryam Al Suwaidi for Fromm

Haima' armchair by Maryam Al Suwaidi for FROMM

Dezeen Showroom: Qatari designer Maryam Al Suwaidi looked to the shape of sand dunes when creating the cocooning Haima' armchair and its matching pouf for local design brand FROMM.

Launched at this year's Milan design week, the Haima' armchair is characterised by its curved shell, which is made from plywood and combines layers of Italian Tabu veneer with poplar wood.

Wooden armchair with cream coloured upholstery and a matching pouf
The Haima' armchair has a deep shell seat made from plywood

On top of this frame, its enveloping seat, back and armrests are formed from dense foam and a soft fibre made from recycled plastic bottles.

Haima' forms part of the debut collection from FROMM – a new brand focused on showcasing Qatari design and heritage to the world.

Overhead view of seat on Haima' armchair and pouf by Maryam Al Suwaidi for Fromm
The chair can be upholstered in pale boucle fabric

Al Suwaidi developed her designs for the collection with reference to the dynamic shape of sand dunes with their sweeping curves and waves.

The Haima' armchair has a gold-painted tubular steel base and is available upholstered in pale boucle fabric or leather.

Product: Haima'
Designer: Maryam Al Suwaidi
Brand: FROMM

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