Gold Winner 2022 – Florencia - Architecture Collection
Gold Winner of the Architecture & Design Collection Awards 2022


Product Design Concept
Student Category

Architect / Designer:

Camila Lerena


College for Creative Studies

Design Team:

Camila Lerena


United States
The Florencia chair is a piece of furniture that is simple in construction and is able to fit into many environments without getting lost in space. With a seemingly continuous frame and an easily replaceable/cleanable fabric, the chair can be moved around a home through many years and hopefully through generations as we seek products that live with us. The Florencia Lounge Chair features a smooth continuous frame with seamless zero hardware joints. Making the chair simple to construct reduces the need for extra tools, hardware, and instructions. The hooked leather or cotton offers a comfortable and beautiful spot to unwind. The hooked cloth relies on gravity to hold the sitter, creating a hammock feel that adapts to the user’s contour. The Ghost Orchid, native to South Florida is characterized by its lack of leaves, making it seem like it floats in mid-air. Latching onto tree bark with its roots and swinging outward. Its swinging sepals and petals and the feeling of suspension of the flower are translated into the Florencia chair.

College for Creative Studies

To design a singular chair.

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