Morph


Moroso / Concept, 2002

On the occasion of an exhibition for the 50th birthday of the Italian seating specialist Moroso, EOOS thought it fitting to focus on postures. Between the extremes of people lying horizontally and standing perpendicularly, eleven prototypical positions were selected altogether that, in each case, have a cultural as well as an ergonomic meaning.

Examples include the prenatal fetal position or the bridge position of a Yogi. Morph merges the multitude of possible body postures, as the eleven exemplary poses were reproduced by means of pieces of brass wires, and connected to a single object by six long wires. It would certainly be exciting to realize the resulting structure as upholstered furniture…