Furniture Fashion Trend: Translucency

The association with translucent things in fashion is at times suggestive and vulgar.  And yet designers like Calvin Klein managed to make this trend into an elegant fashion statement with a sophisticated twist on sex appeal.  Paralleling Calvin Klein’s interpretation of this stunning trend, many industrial and furniture designers like Philippe Starck and Piero Lissoni introduced interior solutions with translucent structural elements, legitimizing this trend as a transcendent stylistic inclination.  Some examples of how powerful and bold transparency in modern décor can be include:

Ghost chair by Cini Boeri and Tomu Katayanagi for Fiam Italia

Ghost chair by Cini Boeri and Tomu Katayanagi for Fiam Italia

Naked chair by Giovanni Tommaso Garattoni for Tonelli

Naked chair by Giovanni Tommaso Garattoni for Tonelli

Ghostfield collection by Paola Navone for Poltrona Frau

Ghostfield collection by Paola Navone for Poltrona Frau

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