MAWU CHAIR BY LAURA GONZALEZ

MAWU CHAIR
BY LAURA GONZALEZ

ON VIEW AT STUDIOTWENTYSEVEN NEW YORK

YEAR 2022

UPHOLSTERED IN NIMBUS NUDE BY DEDAR
LIGHT SATIN, GOLDEN SATIN, DARK OR RED STAINED OAK

IN H 35.4 W 17.7 D 20.5 SH 18.5
CM H 90 W 45 D 52 SH 47

MADE IN FRANCE

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Interior by Banda Property    London
Photo by Michael Sinclair

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LAURA GONZALEZ

Laura Gonzalez

BORN Paris, FRANCE 1982

A French interior architect and furniture designer, Gonzalez is renowned for her inventive use of rich patterns, textures, and joyful details. Known for her chic mix-and-match style, she creates pieces and spaces that exude a vibrant boldness tempered by elegant romanticism. Drawing inspiration from the classical world imbued with contemporary sophistication, Gonzalez’s work is rich with diverse cultural influences from Chinese and Indian to French and Spanish. Her eye for pairing palettes and her hallmark whimsical touches have transformed her into one the world’s most popular designers

To create her furniture and object collection, gonzalez collaborates closely with artisans working in the tradition of fine French craftsmanship, including Pierre Frey and le19m. Her deep knowledge and respect for the rich history of French decorative arts give her work an unparalleled timelessness and sophistication

After training at the École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture Paris-Malaquais, gonzalez established her architecture and design studio in 2oo8. She has created awe inspiring interiors for luxury hotels, private residences, restaurants, and brands around the world, including CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN, PIERRE HERMÉ, and

celebrated renovations of the Cartier flagship stores in new york and Paris. Her work has been lauded in virtually every leading design publication and is the subject of a Rizzoli monograph

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Mawu Chair

The Mawu Chair BY GONZALEZ is a charming, eye-catching piece THAT HAS QUICKLY BECOME A FAVORITE OF DISCERNING COLLECTORS WORLDWIDE. AN UPDATED VERSION OF AN ALPINE CHALET CHAIR WITH A CONTEMPORARY TWIST, THE MAWU EXUDES BOTH PASTORAL NOSTALGIA AND URBANE REFINEMENT, MAKING IT AN INVITING ADDITION FOR DINING OR LIVING SPACES OF ANY AESTHETIC. With tapered legs and ball details on the uprights and under the seat, It epitomizes GONZALEZ’S signature of effortless sophistication ACCENTED WITH PLAYFUL DETAILS

HANDCRAFTED BY FINE ARTISANS IN FRANCE, IT IS AVAILABLE IN RAW, DARK, OR golden oak WITH A satin finish. THE backrest and seat ARE upholstered in a cream WOOL bouclé by Dedar, THE LEGENDARY MILANESE TEXTILE HOUSE

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