Ligomancer

View all 6 Photos

Ligomancer-gessato-1

In 2015, architect Livio Ballabio founded the JCP brand with the aim to create eclectic objects that fuse design and art. Italian-Greek studio CTRLZAK is the creative mind behind the company and has recently designed a bespoke sofa that challenges classic aesthetics and notions of form. The “Ligomancer” features a lattice of elastic bands wrapping around a stainless steel tubular framework in an overlapping pattern. The form was simplified into lines connecting the structural support, offering a creative take on the construction of a traditional sofa, where the bands would be hidden inside the cushioned furniture. This act of deconstruction is as artistic as it is functional. The previously concealed bands are brought to the surface, offering a striking yet comfortable seating solution. User interaction also plays a role in the design, creating an interesting visual evolution from line to surface and volume, once the form meets function. The tubes are coated with a custom-made copper finish, adding more contrast and color to the composition, as well as enhancing the visual impact of this one of a kind sofa. Images courtesy of CTRLZAK.

Ligomancer-gessato-6

Ligomancer-gessato-5

Ligomancer-gessato-3

Featured Products Explore new arrivals at the Gessato Shop

Take me there

  • Design Destination: Melbourne

    A complete travel guide to Melbourne, your next design destination. The cultural capital of Australia,…

  • An Eco-stylish Retreat Concept

    Glamping in Quebec for both nature and design lovers. Designed by Bourgeois / Lechasseur architects,…

  • A Beautiful Hotel in Oia Greece

    A 19th-century home transformed into an elegant hotel. Located on the gorgeous island of Santorini,…

  • 72 Hours in Oslo

    A complete Oslo travel guide to make a short trip to the city memorable. Founded…

More for you

                array(5) {
  ["post__not_in"]=>
  array(1) {
    [0]=>
    int(169111)
  }
  ["tag__not_in"]=>
  array(2) {
    [0]=>
    int(16203)
    [1]=>
    int(9208)
  }
  ["posts_per_page"]=>
  int(12)
  ["caller_get_posts"]=>
  int(1)
  ["cat"]=>
  int(677)
}
            
  • Introducing Monos Luggage

    Discover the most elegant way to travel. Based in British Columbia, Monos draws inspiration from…

  • The Dulce Lamp

    A lamp that marries Art Deco influences with contemporary design. Distinctive and refined, the Dulce…

  • The Pure Minimalist Collection

    A line of ultra-minimal furniture for serene living spaces. New York-based Australian designer Ameé Allsop…

  • Chromosome X & Chromosome Y

    The next evolutionary step in interior design is Italian. In 2017, renowned company Baleri Italia…

  • The Gota Sustainable Lamp Family

    A lamp collection designed with sustainability in mind. Created in a collaboration between Brussels-based OGSB…

  • The Köllen Eget Desk

    A smart and multifunctional work desk. Designed by Spanish studio Köllen Design, this innovative desk…

  • The Nebl Planter

    A minimalist design that brings the tranquility of a foggy day indoors. Designed by Berlin-based…

Close Cart