Kettal Mesh collection recalls architectural facades, which filter the surrounding environment without stopping the light and air flow. Industrial and natural materials, hard and soft surfaces, transparent and solid volumes are putted face to face in order to create this family of outdoor furniture based in contrasts.
The expanded metal used for backrest of the sofas and tables gives a feeling of lightness, and at the same time become the support for wooden and marble tops and cushions.
The slight bending of the sofa arms give a delicacy to this industrial frame, inviting the user for a nap. The solid wooden base of the sofa and the voluminous and comfortable upholstery resembles the memory of a comfortable living room translated into an outdoor atmosphere.
A Spanish architect based in Milan, she stands out for the original designs of objects and furniture that she produces for the best and most important international firms. The designer of some of the most emblematic pieces in the current range, she created the Maia collection, one of her most characteristic works, for Kettal. AD Architecture Design Award 2008.
“The piece I identify with most is the Relax armchair. I like finding the most suitable material for each project. Working on technologically developed materials using craft techniques, or using an industrial process on a material from the past.”