Seamless Collection, London, UK

The Seamless collection of furniture, featured in a 2006 London exhibition for Phillips de Pury & Company and Established & Sons, represents a dialogue of complex curvilinear geometries and detailed ergonomic research, through which Zaha Hadid sought to reinvent the balance between furniture and space.

Crest Bench, Photography © Jack Coble
The collection’s evolutionary lineage is easily discernable, with clear connections to earlier projects such as Z-Scape (2000), Ice Storm (2003), Aqua Table (2005), the Hotel Puerta America interiors (2005) and Elastika (2006).

The design language explored throughout the collection emphasizes the usage of complex curvilinearity, seamlessness and the smooth transition between elements. A formal integration of diverse forms allows individual furniture pieces to be considered within the overall mass of the ensemble. The pieces, initially morphologically conceived, are shaped further by typological, functional and ergonomic considerations. However these further determinations remain secondary and precariously dependent on the overriding formal language of the collection.




Zaha Hadid with Patrik Schumacher

Design Team:

Saffet Bekiroglu, Melodie Leung, Helen Lee, Alvin Huang, Johannes Schafelner 
London, United Kingdom

 Photo Gallery of Seamless Collection, London, UK

Crest Bench, Photography © Jack Coble

Crest Bench, Render © Zaha Hadid Architects

Gyre Chair, Photography © Jack Coble

Gyre Chair, Render © Zaha Hadid Architects

Nekton Stools, Photography © Jack Coble

Nekton Stools, Render © Zaha Hadid Architects

Render © Zaha Hadid Architects

Serif Shelving, Photography © Jack Coble

Swash Cabinet, Photography © Jack Coble

Swash Cabinet, Render © Zaha Hadid Architects



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