The new Bruciapelo range of furniture designed by Brian Watson with Andrew McVittie was launched at the Salone del Mobile in Milan last weekend. The armchair (pictured below), two- and three-seater sofas, footstool and side table `contrast the textures of woven rattan and fabric upholstery’, says Watson, an independent consultant within the Amalgam group of freelance designers. The Bruciapelo furniture range has been hand-produced in Italy by Vittorio Bonacina & Co and is the first British-designed range that the manufacturer has worked on.
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