Perhaps the most genuine of the Brazilian furniture as the hammock takes its roots in South American indigenous cultures, originally made out of jungle vine and other fibers. With the arrival of the first Portuguese settlers, the new immigrant’s women adopted the techniques used by the natives and went on to make hammock out of cotton enabling the new hammock to be embroidered and fringed. Now, centuries after Brazil’s colonisation, we wish to present this piece, which explores the concept of miscegenation and syncretism, result of the very process of colonisation. Here the hammock is displayed next to the famous 1958 Arne Jacobsen armchair in order to highlight the pieces iconographic qualities. Exploring the possible relations between the hammock and different architectural surroundings, the dependency of an auxiliary support such as a ceiling with the airy lightness of being suspended above the ground. The name of this piece also plays a big role and confirms all the above: Rede (Hammock in Portuguese) + Egg = Regg
The roof support strap is stainless steel with adjustable length. This piece is also presented in the version attached to the wall.
Handmade in Brazil. Designed by Lattoog, realised by Schuster Movies and Design. Range of finishing options available. Price includes local delivery within M25. International deliveries available, please contact us for more details.