Jongerius Lab was founded by Hella Jongerius. Her work combines the traditional with the modern, the newest technologies with age-old craft techniques. Hella Jongerius aims to create products with individual character by including craft elements in the industrial production process.
Hella Jongerius sees her work as a part of a never-ending process, a credo that her company also follows: they possess the power of the final stage, while also communicating that they are apart of something greater, with both a past and a future.
Chair 611 – The new colour palette for Chair 611 is a range of subtle duo-tone colours for the popular webbing of the classic linen belt. The new colour range features the combination of warp yarns in black or natural with weft yarns in the contrast colours of black, blue, white, brown or red, which blend to create sophisticated hues.
V&A Museum acquires UN Lounge Chair – Jongeriuslab is happy to announce that the V&A Museum in London acquired a prototype of the UN Lounge Chair.
The unfinished, the provisional, the possible – they reside in the attention to imperfections, traces of the creation process, and the revealed potential of materials and techniques. Through this working method, Jongerius Lab not only celebrates the value of the process but also engages the viewer, the user, in her investigation.
New Colour Palette for Hopsak Textiles – Hopsak fabric has been exclusively manufactured for Vitra since 1971. The expressive and durable flat-weave material was originally offered in a colour palette developed by Alexander Girard for the Eames and Nelson collections.
Re-interpretation of the 400 Armchair for Artek – For the upholstery of armchair 400, two Jongerius textiles were selected to create a soft graphic look. Hours is a fabric inspired by sheep and the natural colour variations in their wool in different seasons and varying light conditions.
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East River Chair – The colours of the East River Chair are carefully coordinated, with a lighter fabric framing a darker tone on the seat and a bright backrest surface. Depending on the selection of colour combinations, the chair has a very different look, ranging from muted and calm to cheerful and bright.
Founded in 1993, Jongerius Lab Studio has been working on inqdependent projects as well as work for major clients, including the upholstery fabric company Maharam, the interior design of the Delegates’ Lounge of the United Nations Headquarters in New York, cabin interiors for the airline KLM and the installation ‘Colour Recipe Research‘ at the invitation of curator Hans Ulrich Obrist for the MAK (Vienna).
UN North Delegates’ Lounge – UN Lounge Chair – Two new furniture designs have been developed by Hella Jongerius: the UN Lounge Chair and the Sphere Table. Special versions of them are available exclusively for the UN.
Prouvé Collection Update – In cooperation with the Prouvé family and the Dutch designer Hella Jongerius, the colour palette of the entire product family has been given a makeover. Reserved but contemporary shades give the Prouvé classics a fresh new image.
Since 2012, Hella Jongerius has served as Art Director for the rug company Danskina and since 2007 as Art Director of colours and materials for Vitra. Many of Jongerius Lab Studio’ products can be found in the permanent collections of important museums (such as MoMA, New York, and Victoria and Albert Museum, London, and Boijmans van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam).