Designed by Deadon
Designers are getting ever more inventive with new ways to style contemporary lounging furniture. This fun example is bound to have mass appeal.
The concept is simple but ever so stylish. The ‘Swingrest’ is described by Pouzin of ‘Dedon Island’ designers as the “….ultimate hanging lounge.” So this item is intended to be more than a seat or individual lounger it is meant for communal use. How very friendly and cozy, and what a novel way to relax with family, friends, sweethearts and so on.
The beauty of this contemporary lounging furniture is that it is very versatile and can be used as a fantastic focal point indoors or outdoors on a terrace or balcony. The designer Pouzin, has developed his earlier creation the ‘Nestrest’, into something altogether more spacious and accommodating. The rocking motion of this contemporary lounging furniture is gentle and soothing, aiding relaxation. The close intimacy of people sharing the swinging lounge is bound to encourage fun, informal social moments.
The attractive design is based on a woven basket platform seat which is suspended by four simple ropes from a single hook. The basketwork is padded with a soft luxurious mattress and piled high with cushions. To add originality and coordinate this gorgeous contemporary lounging furniture with any interior design scheme, it would be simple to introduce different fabrics, textures and patterns to the cushions and mattress.
The suspended form of this delightful contemporary lounging furniture appears like a conical module. The ‘Swingrest’ does come with an optional cover, however creating a customized tent like structure over the whole unit would make an even more exciting and original design statement. A canopy would provide shade from the heat of the sun and also create a ‘private zone’ for catching an afternoon nap or curling up with a favorite book. The ‘Swingrest’ is a playful design and is bound to be popular with adults and children. In fact time on this contemporary lounging furniture may have to be strictly rationed so everyone gets a turn.