Naïve by etc.etc for Emko
Being youngest member of Naïve family, Naïve Low Chair introduces itself with a bright, yet mature and subtle look. Its main visual characteristic is a large leather strap that holds the backrest attached to the body. Firm connection between wood, leather and textile serves its function and makes it visually distinctive. After a long day Naïve Low is inviting for a cup of coffee or tea, have a relaxing read, or small adventure while watching a movie. It is a companion which values your time and sitting quality, thus, Naïve Low is the chair to live with. Like other pieces in this family it features a body that can be easily unscrewed and flat-packed. It is composed of a long lasting natural materials and suits organically to every background.
About the designer etc.etc.
Inesa Malafej and Arunas Sukarevicius have been working together since they began their design studies at the Vilnius Academy of Arts. In 2012, while continuing their studies at the Royal Danish Academy, they started their own studio, entitled “etc.etc.” During the past two years, “etc.etc.” has already been working for several brands in Europe, an accomplishment recognised by industry’s prestigious “IF” and “Red Dot” awards.
“In our work we hold a deep respect to the crafts, traditions, and evolution of every object. Together with this we are constantly looking for the next step in making them new, better, different, adapting it for today’s environment, technology and society.
We believe that design should enrich things, making them matter”