Product Designer Erwan Bouroullec on the Magic of Wrought Iron

Product Designer Erwan Bouroullec on the Magic of Wrought Iron

By Diana Budds
The French designer provides food for thought on the new wrought-iron collection he and his brother, Ronan, designed for Magis.

Since 1999, brothers Erwan and Rowan Bouroullec have run an independent practice from their Paris-based studio, working with furniture brands such as Vitra, Kvadrat, and Cappellini. This year, they launched the Officina collection with Magis, using wrought iron to achieve the modern, elegantly functional pieces for which they are known. We caught up with Erwan at the Milan Furniture Fair to get his thoughts on the use of an ancient technique for a contemporary collection, and how production choices hold the power  to shape the industry.

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