PRINCIPLES, a collection by OMA
Principles are the basic ideas or rules that explain or guide how things take place or how they work. Laws, for example, or theorems. The organisation of space is one of the first rules of living in a community, especially in the case of public and other shared locations. It is one of the fundamentals of architecture.
The collection is composed of more than one hundred elements – in the sizes S, M, L, and XL and organised by families – which can be configured in limitless ways for working in groups or independently. Linear and circular partition elements can be linked to form reserved corners for privacy and concentration, or semi-private areas in which to meet and discuss. Circular sofas and upholstered islands, comfortable and inviting, encourage informal interaction. The entire range incorporates high-tech materials, lighting, sound insulation, and cable management.
The seating modules, linear and curved, are joined together by an invisible connecting system to create generous sofas usable as stand-alone elements or integrated to the various spines. The furnishings are fully wired, giving users the flexibility to work anywhere in the office.