To celebrate Miami Design Week 2017, Italian designer Mario Milana created a limited edition of his Asana Ground Chair for Les Ateliers Courbet’s Miami offshoot at The Surf Club, a venue designed by Joseph Dirand at the Four Seasons Hotel. While the original comes in Italian leather, this special version is hand stitched and upholstered in an off-white bouclé fabric by Pierre Frey.
The low chair is meant to bring the user closer to the ground with the goal of acquiring physical and mental balance.
Its name is based on the yoga term, ‘asana’, which means ‘the posture that brings comfort and steadiness’. To aid in that, the back adjusts up and down