Embrasse by Atelier Oï for Driade alters its character with the beholder’s changing perspective, as it plays with the typologies of chair and armchair.
The intersecting curved lines, inspired by the gesture of an embrace, constitute both backrest and armrest and give the sitter the sensation of being entwined and literally embraced by Embrasse. At the junctions, the individual elements are joint in the form of a traditional wood connection.
This traditional structure confers stability to the construction and contributes to the details’ harmonious optics. The intersecting gesture remains clearly palpable in the individual chair and conceals, in an aesthetic way, Embrasse’s quality as a stackable furniture item.