Brabo for Geiger & Herman Miller

2012


The Brabo lounge seating evokes all the warmth and heritage of age-old craftsmanship together with an eye for clean lines and rigorous form. Deftly blending fine materials like leather, metal and wood, each piece in the collection, which includes a lounge chair, settee and sofa, is carefully detailed and is available in a variety of finishes, making them perfect for lounge, work and living spaces.
The collection was named after a Flemish folk hero from Van Duysen’s home city of Antwerp. According to the legend, a mythical giant who lived near the River Scheldt exacted a toll from those crossing the river; for those who refused, he severed one of their hands and threw it into the river. Eventually, the giant was slain by a young hero named Brabo, who cut off the giant’s own hand and flung it into the river. Antwerp was later named from the Dutch hand werpen, ‘throwing hand’.



Geiger

Herman Miller

 

Publications:

Arquitectura y Diseño, October 2013

 

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