Step into the world of elegance and style with Plie, a stunning series that draws inspiration from the art of graceful movements. The name Plie is derived from the characteristic design of its legs: a single, beautifully curved tube that defines and accentuates the entire chair’s aesthetic. At the heart of Plie lies a circular design concept, where the seat is completely round, and the backrest takes on a captivating crescent shape. This geometric interplay creates a harmonious blend of clean lines and alluring curves, giving the chair a distinctively captivating allure. The collection offers a range of seating options to suit diverse preferences. The armchair version exudes a sense of luxurious relaxation. The lounge variant is the epitome of comfort and sophistication, offering a cozy spot to relax; for those seeking pure simplicity. The collection includes two backless stools, their minimalist design perfectly complements any space, adding a touch of contemporary charm. Plie is where comfort and style seamlessly come together. The carefully curved metal structure with a soft seat and back provides excellent support while adding an artistic flair to any interior. Whether you place it in your living room, dining area, or a trendy bar, Plie effortlessly elevates the
Simone Viola was born in Mendrisio, Switzerland, in 1985. He studied industrial design in Milan and soon began collaborating with prominent Italian and international architecture and design studios. In 2011, these experiences led him to establish his own studio in Switzerland, specializing in industrial design and interior spaces.
His efforts are dedicated to an ongoing quest for functional simplicity, where design becomes an expression of personal style while serving practical purposes. This fusion gives rise to minimalist, ergonomic shapes, designed to adorn living spaces with a distinct identity. To achieve this, Simone Viola meticulously oversees all stages of creation and production, ensuring attention to detail throughout the entire process.
Simone Viola’s passion for design extends beyond aesthetics and functionality; he strives to create meaningful connections between people and their living environments. His designs seek to evoke emotions, provoke thought, and enhance the overall quality of life for those who experience his creations. With a keen eye for innovation and a deep understanding of materials and their potential, Simone Viola continuously pushes the boundaries of design, exploring new possibilities to bring fresh and inspiring concepts to life.
Laminimal is a furniture design company based in Southern California, newly created with the intention to combine the influential and minimalist character of the Swiss design aesthetic with the effortlessly cool vibes of Los Angeles, without a trace of superficiality. The aim of this collaboration between Swiss designer Simone Viola and American entrepreneur Joseph Boyraz is to design and create furniture and accessories that embody minimalistic simplicity while well-thought-out details enhance the overall functionality of the design.
Since the early twentieth century, California in general, and Los Angeles with surrounding areas, in particular, has been the vanguard of the contemporary lifestyle. Angelenos realized that advanced technology and innovative use of new materials should give birth to a fresh interpretation of forms in architecture as well as consumer products. From iconic residences to extraordinary public buildings, from futuristic Googie design roadside signages to eye-popping art installations Los Angeles has become a mecca for Modernism.
As Angelenos, we acknowledge this priceless modern heritage and reinterpreted it in our designs. The LA designers who preceded us in the mid-century were pioneers in exploring new materials and forms of their times. At Laminimal we aspire to explore today’s new forms and materials of the 21st century and continue the modernist legacy. Laminimal started with a passion to manage the entire process of furniture creation from conceptual design of ideas through manufacturing, every step of the way until packaging and assembly to ensure our furniture exceeds your expectations, every single time. The end result is beyond industry standards: authentic, timeless California cool furniture pieces that are accessible for all those who love design. Our collections of simple and soulful pieces use clean geometric lines to cultivate a strong aesthetic creating energy and warmth in any indoor or outdoor space. Laminimal’s mission is to connect you to your home and allow you to create spaces that reflect your spirit.
Therefore, we are committed to making each product with sustainably sourced renewable materials and recycled content. We assess every material for its recycled content or recyclability. Our steel parts are fully recyclable and our powder coating system is environmentally sensitive. We prioritize fabrics made from renewable materials like wool, hemp, cotton, or viscose linen, or 100% recycled polyester. At Laminimal, we build furniture to last longer than the latest viral trends. You should feel comfortable purchasing our designs and know that you won’t have to replace your furniture until you actually want to. And we’re sure you won’t want to.