Nuez Lounge BIO

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  • 2021

  • Product
    Furniture and Lighting

Designed By:

  • Patricia Urquiola
  • Andreu World

Commissioned By:

Andreu World

Designed In:

Spain

Created from a thermopolymer
of natural origin rather than fossil, Nuez Lounge BIO is an innovative step forward for sustainability. The Spanish-designed product is generated by living microorganisms that make it biodegradable and
compostable.


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  • ts carbon footprint is equivalent to wood, behaving like this quintessential natural and sustainable material. In its high back, the technological texture of the shell stands out. The sculptural character that has defined Nuez since its origin. Its elaborate and careful upholstered interior allows a wide range of textiles and leather. In addition, a new collection of textiles made from recycled polyester (PET) using water bottles and plastic packaging have been developed for this new lounge chair, resulting in a selection of sustainable, planet-friendly and 100% recyclable colors and fabrics. It is the new CIRCULAR ONE® collection of fabrics.

  • An aluminum central swivel base and a new ash wood central base with the language of wood used in Nuez collection's bases, which enhances the sophisifcated character of Nuez Lounge BIO and gives it naturalness.

  • Its carbon footprint is equivalent to wood, behaving like this quintessential natural and sustainable material. Nuez Lounge BIO is made with thermopolymer of natural origin, with a biological base, completes the trilogy of new materials that we are incorporating to continue leading our sector in sustainability. It does not come from fossil fuels, but is produced by living microorganisms, and offers a sustainability profile similar to that of wood. It is recyclable, biodegradable and compostable.

  • The new bioplastic debuts in our catalog with a lounge chair for relaxation spaces that is part of the Nuez collection. The design maintains its enveloping character and features a high back that enhances the technological image of the shell, with the organic texture that characterizes it. It is a 100% Urquiola and 100% sustainable piece that is available in a range of four colors. The interior is upholstered with the new fabric Circular ONE ® manufactured with PET bottle plastics and textile waste. The foam is 100% recycled and 100% recyclable. The design doesn't use glues, is able to be reupholstered at any moment and removable for repairing or extending its life. The central ash wood base gives it an extra naturalness and is 100% FSC certified. With it, a new and comfortable path towards sustainability is opened within the parameters of the circular economy of materials. Nuez Lounge BIO ® is probably one of the most sustainable upholstered furniture pieces ever designed. ®