two-seater unit S 5002/C001
two-seater unit S 5002/C001

S 5002/C001

sofaDesignJames Irvine, 2006

Armchair, daybed, chaise longue, sofa: S 5000 – the variable programme

Armchair, daybed, chaise longue or sofa - a diversity of variations characterize range S 5000. James Irvine has reinterpreted a type of sofa that was already a part of the Thonet programme in the 1930s: the archetype of a minimalist sofa with a bent tubular steel base. A variable range resulted through subtle interventions, based on a simple, intelligent design idea: the "modular principle." Up to four identical upholstery elements are placed on the standard base element as armrests or backrests at the owner's discretion. This idea opens up a broad range of uses and large selection of different versions.

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James Irvine

James Irvine

Born in London, James Irvine graduated in 1984 from the Royal College of Art, London. In the same year he moved to Milan. From 1984 to 1992, he was a design consultant for Olivetti design studio Milan, under the direction of Michele De Lucchi and Ettore Sottsass. In 1987 he worked for one year at the Toshiba Design Centre in Tokyo. He returned to Milan in 1988 and opened his private design studio. His first clientes were Cappellini and SCP. From 1993 to 1997, in parallel to his private studio, he was a partner of Sottsass Associati, responsable for the studio's industrial design group. In 2004 he was the guest of honour at the fair Interieur in Kortrijk and was also elected Royal Designer for Industry by the Royal Society of Arts in London. In 2007 he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Design from Kingston University. His design studio in Milan has worked and works with various internationally renowned companies including Arper, Artemide, B&B Italia, MDF Italia, Mercedes Benz, Muji, Olivari, Offecct, Phaidon, Thonet, WMF and Zumtobel. James Irvine designed numerous products for Thonet (A 660, A 1660, S 5000, S 123, S 1123) and advised the company from 2007-2011 in the position of art director. Today, Studio Irvine is run by his partner Marialaura Rossiello Irvine.

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