Zaha Hadid changed the architecture and design industry.
Zaha Hadid: A Look Back at the Architect's Product Designs
Though she was primarily known as an architect, Dame Zaha Hadid was also an accomplished product designer, lending her sculptural aesthetic to objects ranging from furniture and fixtures to jewelry and shoes. We take a look back at some of Hadid’s contributions to the product world. B&B Italia: Moon System (2007) Boomerang-shaped curves form the seat and backrest of this sofa, meant to look as if both were carved out of a single block of material. Hadid cleverly devised an integrated crescent-shaped pouf that pulls out from the front indentation of the sofa. B&B Italia Serralunga: Flow (2007) Looking as if they belong in the MoMA Sculpture Garden, these massive statement pieces are actually indoor/outdoor planters with fluid curves. Available in a 3- or 6.5-foot-high (1- or 2-meter-high) version, the planters are rotationally molded linear low-density polyethylene that is 100-percent recyclable after use. The pieces are hand-lacquered in white or black. Serralunga Valli&Valli: ZH Duemilacinque (2008) Hadi...
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