Project: Espai Altury terrace Date: 21th June 2016 Place: Valencia
Whatever happened to with your yellow jacket? Yes, “Amancia”, the famous yellow “jacket” that arose from the Inditex factory, the hit that, three months ago, reached close to 8.000 followers in social networks… Don’t look for it anymore , the jacket that had your name or now is in our possession. We turned it into a sofa for Espai Altury, the terrace that was opened this summer.
Have you ever thought about what happen when a style phenomenon is no longer at its peak? Did those clothes remain at the back of the wardrobe? Were they abandoned in the subway or a bar, when the heat started? Were they exchanged for another gosment in dearmarioarmario? Or were they simply swallowed up by the Earth?
On this occasion, for the Espai Altury terrace we did a conceptual recycling, designing a combination of outdoor seating, mixing 3 yellow hues. Each sofa could be supported with the others, in different positions, so they were named “friendly sofás”. Each one of these combinations had an adjustable umbrella of Pilma and a construction beacon, used as a table lamp, with the peculiarity of turning itself on when the sun goes down to share the soiree, making the yellow of the seats brighter and more powerful. The table has the perfect height to have lunch or dinner on whilst sat the sofa. The backdrop is images of nature itself, full of fields and small pine-filled mountains, mirroring the typical landscape there is in Turís.
Yellow, invigorating, powerful, urgent, gleaming, energetic, and strong, just like summer holidays. When you don’t need a jacket anymore, outdoor sofas are required.
*Friendly sofás made with "Amancia" leather, designed by Carmen Baselga_Taller de Proyectos for the terrace Espai Altury.