This bespoke desk and bar is hand-woven by a master craftsman dedicated to the fabrication of hot air balloons, guided by the drawing of the two designers Virieu di Petrillo. It can be used as a counter during the day and becomes a bar when comes the night. A versatile piece of furniture, perfect for an outdoor poolhouse or an indoor statement piece, it invites us to an imaginary flight. The Basket Bar received the Young Designer Price from the PAD Paris, in 2019.
For their first series of pieces in the Craft Editions Collection, Mayaro partnered with designers Godefroy de Virieu and Stefania di Petrillo inspired by their sensibility to gestures and the emotion which lies within hand-crafted objects. At present, de Virieu is the AD of “Petit H” collection, by Hermès. Each piece is made-to-measure, and inspired by imaginary travels: a balloon in the sky, a trip to Saturn, a walk in a chestnut forest, a visit to a jeweller’s atelier… The signature style of this first edition is the mix of natural, almost raw materials such as wicker or chestnut wood, with leather and rusted metal: all elements that become even more beautiful with the patina of time. Other statement pieces embody the know-how of cabinet maker IOTA Element, such as the Suspended bookcase which can hide or reveal a secret window, the delicate weavings of Frédérique Lamagnère, or the ethereal yet luxurious feather fans by Duvelleroy.