The screen contains 313 wooden blocks connected by metal rods, allowing it to be easily adjusted to suit different spaces.
“The furniture was partly integrated into the architecture and partly intended to be mobile,” Cassina explained.
The original Paravent Ambassade was made from discarded rosewood pieces from the production of Perriand’s Tabouret stools.
But now, the screen has been reimagined in collaboration with Perriand’s daughter Pernette Perriand-Barsac and made available in natural oak or Canaletto walnut.
“These wooden elements are offset to create a visual interplay of volume and voids,” Cassina said. “An elaborate weave of wood, the screen becomes a work of art that reveals transparencies and at the same time creates privacy.”
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