W. Is the result of a design paradigm that states “subtraction adds value”, “Less is More.”
The less there is in terms of aesthetics of each individual component, the more the impact of the wood itself is heightened.
The natural wood or lacquered is shaped with attention to the thicknesses, the angles, the relationship between the components, in order to achieve a balanced and streamlined design.
Chair or barstool, lounge chair or rocker, all convey a strong historical characterization, alongside the height of modernity.
The reinterpretation of a classic. The re-design of a type of chair amongst the most well-known in design history: the Windsor Chair. The W. family comprises chair, armchair, barstool and rocker, Billiani’s first ever rocking chair.
Designspeaking Interview with Emilio Nanni & Billiani