Patricia Urquiola is a Spanish architect based in Milan. She distinguishes herself by her original designs of items and furniture for the finest and most significant international companies. She created the Maia series, one of her most typical works for Kettal, the designer of some of the most emblematic pieces of today’s selection. AD Design Award 2008 for architecture.
3-Seater sofa designed by Patricia Irquiola
“The item that I resonate with the most is the Relax armchair. For each project, I like to find the most appropriate content. Using technology to craft items from the past or using industrial means to manufacture modern materials.
Right deck chair module by Patricia Urquiola
Il Sereno Hotle Lake Como, Italy
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