Bentley, like so many car manufacturers, is turning its eye to designing products for the home and office. The renowned craftsmanship and fine materials that characterize the interiors of all the company’s vehicles inspire the new Bentley Home collection.
The collection is said to combine Bentley’s inherent qualities of craftsmanship, heritage and tradition, exclusivity and style, with the exacting design of one of Europe’s leading furniture makers. Blending the traditional and modern design, the new range incorporates functional performance with comfort and luxury as well as quality.
The bodies of the new Richmond pieces are created with an embracing double shell and can be covered in either leather or a veneer of burr walnut. The same wide selection of veneers available for Bentley car customers is also available for most pieces in the collection. The wood is then carefully matched to a padded structure covered in sophisticated light cashmere. The seating reflects the level of comfort and luxury found in the Crewe-based marque.
The color palette is composed of varying neutral tones of ivory and taupe matched with shades of beige and cream. Intricate details such as the leather braid around the contours highlight the lines. The iconic quilted diamond pattern embossed in the leather interiors of a Bentley has also been interpreted into the unique designs of the furniture.
Below is a summary of the pieces in the new collection.
The Richmond line is an elegant and sophisticated line of seating, which includes sofas, chaise longues and armchairs. The enveloping external structure can have a veneer finish or leather cover. In contrast, the inner structure is covered in leather or linen or in fine cashmere velvet. A leather braid embellishes the profile.
An imposing headboard, embracing coated structure available in leather or fabric, characterizes the Canterbury bed. The shapes are soft and convoluted, working in harmony with the contemporary and informal line. An innovative ‘Fibra di Legno’ duvet cover — a fabric made from wood pulp that gives the yarn softness and smoothness — adds to the luxurious feel of this piece.
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