Squaring of the Circle

Zuzunaga : Squaring of the Circle

Squaring of the Circle began as a collaboration between Cristian Zuzunaga and Danish design house Kvadrat, and is now one of Zuzunaga’s most recognisable collections. The series originally consisted of three pixel print designs, named Spirit, Soul and Fire, which have now been expanded to include three new variations – Mercury, Venus and Luna.

The cushions, which are made from Trevira CS and can be washed at 40C, also stand out for their attention to detail. For instance, colours run smoothly over the cushions’ seams, ensuring the rhythm of the pattern is not disturbed. Squaring of the Circle cushions come in individual, vibrant and unique combinations of colours, ranging from bright and energetic greens and yellows to soft and gentle purples and pinks, also taking in shades of black and white.

The collection takes its name from the expression ‘Squaring the circle’, which mean to do something seemingly impossible – like mass-produce one-off products. Yet with a ±5m repeat pattern on the cushions’ pixel print, and random cut and stitch of the cushion faces, each cushion is unique.

The trademark Zuzunaga pixel print is a direct extension of the company’s fascination with architecture, digital technology and how these designs become part of our home lives. The colourful character of the collection reflects Zuzunaga’s mission to provoke positive emotions and sensations by introducing colour to daily life.

 

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Zuzunaga Showcasing at NY Now

Zuzunaga Showcasing at NY Now

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Zuzunaga is exhibiting at New York Now – one of the US’s biggest inner-city interiors and home accessories fairs. We’ll be at the Javits Convention Center from August 16th – 20th.

Adobe Design Achievement team interviewed Cristian Zuzunaga

Adobe Design Achievement team interviewed Cristian Zuzunaga

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The Adobe Design Achievement Awards team is always happy to hear from ADAA alumni.

We enjoy hearing about their evolving work, creative experiments, and recent accomplishments. We never tire of sharing and applauding the innovative projects that come from our global community of ADAA alumni. 

Cristian Zuzunaga @Los Angeles Design Festival

Cristian Zuzunaga @Los Angeles Design Festival

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Cristian Zuzunaga will give a talk entitled Special Effects: Colours, Patterns and Intent on Thursday June 19th to give a talk at A+R Store, a pop culture home accessories store in the city. The event is free of charge and begins at 6.30pm.