New Balance by Fabio Novembre for Lensvelt
New Balance comprises a series of modular seats, including an armchair, single sofa and a chaise longue, which are characterised by sloped bodies with uneven legs.
The modules are designed to be combined in various configurations, each attached to a small table on one side. These tables all have level surfaces, visually exaggerating the appearance of the sloped seats and creating an unbalanced appearance that references feelings of instability.
New Balance seating modules are available with a choice of left or right slope and multiple upholstery options, allowing users to create a sofa tailored to their interior space.
“The fact that New Balance literally looks for balance on its uneven legs is a metaphor for the unstable balance of our time,” explained Lensvelt.
“We are looking for certainty, guidance, a new equilibrium,” added Novembre. “The users of the New Balance must also look for balance, while small tables between the sofas act as resting points.”