Collaborating with Herzog & de Meuron Architects on the Parrish Art Museum (Long Island, New York) created an opportunity for developing a bespoke chair for the new building. I was convinced that a chair which would fit the museum´s specific context and needs also had high potentials as a universal product. Looking for a suitable […]
A lightweight chair whose concept and proportions evoke the Japanese tradition of Origami, taking its form from gentle folds, developed from a single die-pressed piece of curved ply. This stackable chair, visually analogous to the Ombra armchair, was designed in Japan in 1954 for the Synthèse des Arts exhibition (Le Corbusier, Férnand Léger, Charlotte Perriand). […]
The design intention of the Parabola Chair was to create a simple and porous yet highly sculptural chair. The challenge was to achieve a single surface that serves as seating, armrest, and backrest supported by a minimal structure. Although the chair exhibits curvatures in two directions (hyperbolic paraboloid) all its components are straight and easy […]
Vitra is a Swiss company dedicated to improving the quality of homes, offices and public spaces through the power of design. Our products and concepts are developed in an intensive design process, which brings together our engineering excellence with the creative genius of leading international designers. It is our goal to create interiors, furniture and […]
Elephant Trestle is a chair created by Neuland Industriedesign for Kristalia. Elephant trestle is the new version with rotating base in polished die-cast aluminum or painted. His shell-shaped design provides some originality and a comfortable seat, recalling the design of the 60’s. Available in many colors you can find your chair that fits best to […]
The concept for the Loft Evo chair started from analysis of the archetypal chair; then elevating it into an assertive, comfortable and versatile piece of contemporary design.Conceived as a logical evolution for the Loft chair which was first exhibited at the Stockholm Furniture Fair in 2011, Loft Evo has perfected the sculptural lines of its […]
Oh! Look at that chair, standing stoutly, legs a proud width apart. The molded polypropylene seat atop powder-coated steel legs by Karim Rashid is a modern design that works for indoors or outdoors. Declaring personality in bright green, white, black or more-you can mix and match the chairs to fit your desired color scheme. Priced so sensibly, you may catch yourself whispering “Ohh” under your breath.