The Refined World of Ritzwell
The Salone del Mobile in Milan can be a tiresome assault on the senses, with a plethora of brands vying for attention with loud designs and gimmicky presentations. So imagine our surprise and delight when we chanced upon the stand of Japanese furniture brand Ritzwell.
Ritzwell specialises in quality upholstered furniture in a refined organic style which showcases the beauty of the materials and the sensitivity of Japanese design. The JK Easy Chair, for instance, is an elegant and astonishingly comfortable armchair with a sleek tubular metal frame, deep leather seat and large back cushions. It is the perfect companion to the JK coffee tables, with their gently curved tops which recall the rooflines of ancient Japanese temples. Signs of superb craftsmanship are evident everywhere, from the quality of the upholstery to the detail and precision of the joinery work. This is a highly sophisticated collection which will not only create an oasis of elegance and tranquility but will also last the test of time.
For maximum impact with minimum effort go for sleek, sculptural accessories such as the Metrobowl New York from Frederik Roije, the Heirloom vase from Moustache and the Axonometry Parallelepiped set from Ghidini 1961.