The Nils settee has a particularly welcoming, pillowy appearance. Its contours are harmonious and balanced, their simplicity counterbalanced by their soft appearance and the sophistication of the stitching employed : the blend of simple and edge-to-edge stitching on the structure confers on Nils a ‘made-to-measure’ feel coloured with laid-back elegance.
3-layer laminated particleboard and panels of
multi-ply clad in polyether foam and high
resilience polyurethane Bultex foam. The entire
structure is then clad in 300 g/m2 polyester
Suspension of seat via blocks of biconical
Bonnell springs made from steel wire and linked
together. Integral seat cushions in high
resilience polyurethane Bultex foam 36 kg/m3 -
2.8 kPa with Bultex comfort layer 38 kg/m3 - 2.3
kPa. To guarantee longevity and optimise
comfort, each seat place is reinforced with high
resilience polyurethane foam 50 kg/m3 - 6.3 kPa
to the front and Bultex foam 42 kg/m3 - 4.8 kPa
on each side. Upper and front faces of seat
cushion are clad in high resilience polyurethane
Bultex foam and 300 g/m2 polyester quilting.
Suspension of backrest in Bultex foam 36 kg/m3
- 2.8 kPa and high resilience polyurethane foam
50 kg/m3 - 6.3 kPa. Back cushions are
compartmented and filled with new goose
feathers. The front and rear edges of each
armrest - also clad in high resilience
polyurethane Bultex foam and polyester quilting
- are reinforced in a similar way.
A sophisticated association of 3 types of
stitching : simple and edge-to-edge stitching for
the structures, twin-needle stitching for the back
cushions. Covers are fully removable (NB except
where structure is in leather or microfibre). Seat
platforms, back and armrests may be easily
taken apart (to facilitate delivery or removal, if
Fabrics and leathers. Heavy cloths and chenilles
work particularly well.
A designer since 1978 (the year in which his first furniture collections were launched) and an interior architect since 1985, Didier Gomez designs both furniture and spaces (boutiques, large stores, apartments, private homes, head offices) all over the world.
Amongst his clients : Yves Saint-Laurent, Pierre Bergé, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Carrousel du Louvre, LVMH, Bernard Arnault, Céline, Louis Vuitton, Galeries Lafayette, Vivendi Universal, Kenzo, Christian Dior, Pomelato, De Beers, L’Oréal, BNP Paribas, Bouygues Telecom, Le Méridien’
In January 2002, jointly with Ligne Roset and Cinna, Didier Gomez was awarded the ‘Nombre d’or’ bestowed by the Salon du Meuble de Paris, in recognition of his exemplary collaboration with the Roset Group.
He was created lauréat du Janus de l’industrie 2005 for his Atmosphère kitchen, produced by Arthur Bonnet.