Design by

AB Concept

Formal lightness, harmonious
proportions and extreme comfort

The Viola chair stands out for its sophisticated and modern reinterpretation of classic design motifs, carefully balancing Scandinavian inspirations with contemporary luxury.

AB Concept with its ability to create innovative and popular solutions for leading restaurants, bistros and lounge bars all over the world chair embodies all its know-how standing out for its simple, elegant lines that sacrifice nothing in terms of comfort.

A solid and
void effect

A great formal lightness is given
by the solid wood of the backrest which
embellished with a weave made from sixty
saddle-leather laces which connect
it to the frame.

“A design that successfully
fuses the past with the present.“

Poltrona Frau

Solid, light and easy to move

Its harmonious and ergonomic proportions, combined with a generous and welcoming seat, guarantee the utmost comfort even when sitting for long periods.

Ideal for
community spaces

Viola best expresses its characteristics
of formal and aesthetic elegance in both
residential and contract settings.

"The designer is a chef who creates
a new recipe, exploring local culture
and experimenting with taste and experiences."

AB Concept

AB Concept

Founded in 1999 by Ed Ng and Terence Ngan, AB Concept is an international interior design and architecture studio focused on creating moments that matter in luxury environments across the hospitality, commercial and residential sectors. The studio’s design approach is unique, drawing similarities to how a chef develops a recipe; exploring local culture and experimenting with tastes and skills. Resulting projects are a culmination of these vital ingredients offering bespoke experiences through narrative-driven interiors with meticulous attention to detail.

AB Concept works on a global scale with offices in Hong Kong, Taipei and Milan, and a roster of clients in 16 countries and over 30 cities - from London, Milan, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat and the Algarve to New York, Beijing and Kuala Lumpur. The studio regularly collaborates with internationally-renowned brands including Four Seasons, Mandarin Oriental, Ritz Carlton, Rosewood and W Hotels.

Recent projects include the acclaimed Paper Moon Giardino restaurant in Milan and Lalique’s flagship store in Shanghai, the brand’s first showroom commissioned to an outside firm. In addition to creating full design schemes, AB Concept continues to develop a portfolio of bespoke design products and to date, has worked with Tai Ping on a capsule collection of couture rugs and hand-blown Bohemian glass lighting for Czech manufacturer Lasvit.

A comfortable and
sophisticated chair

Viola tells the experience of convivial and culinary moments in their essence, in which the classic form embraces a contemporary touch. Items of furniture and objects inspired by cultured and profound design concepts which are able to transcend time.

It’s time to discover it.

Here you are, Viola.