You could say the story of DEDON begins in a hospital bed in Munich in 1990. It's here, recovering from a devastating blow to the face, that Bobby Dekeyser, the promising young goalie of the bayern munich soccer club, abruptly decides to leave professional sport to pursue his life's true dream. "I just knew I wanted to be an entrepreneur," he explains. "I started DEDON right there in the hospital."
Sophisticated and elegant yet accessible and extraordinarily comfortable, TRIBECA exudes a warm, modern and urban allure. Its presence is accentuated by the brown tones that lend color to the interwoven upholstery, giving dedon’s classic fiber the appearance of natural leather. The effect is further enhanced through a treatment applied to the metal parts of the structure, which serves to darken them just enough to bring to mind the walnut wood so typical of Danish modern furniture. In a nutshell, TRIBECA reflects a radically new approach to furniture design and construction. The range is set on sturdy and ultra-light hydro-formed metal legs that very much resemble the dynamic metal forms found in cars and racing bicycles. TRIBECA promises to be another instant classic from Richard Frinier, the renowned American outdoor furniture designer who has already created such timeless and acclaimed dedon collections as ORBIT, DAYDREAM, BARCELONA, PANAMA and SPA.