- In this Conversation Piece series, we take a look at 10 statement chairs that are sure to turn heads and get tongues wagging.
This fiberglass-and-resin piece was created by Konstantin Grcic.
Designed by Jerszy Seymour in 2004 / Polypropylene with fiberglass reinforcement.
Folding rule manufactured of fibreglass-reinforced polyamide, which gives increased resistance to moisture. Metric scale in black on both sides and red decimetre figures.
Designed by Philippe Starck in 2002 / Polycarbonate mold
Designed by Ross Lovegrove for Louis Poulsen, Aeros is an ethereal, floating object with an exquisitely perforated surface at once luminous and shielded. Aeros exudes a mystique reminiscent of Byzantine decoration, while maintaining a distinct ultramodern feel.
The aluminum De La Warr Pavilion chair was designed for the 2005 reopening of England’s modernist seaside landmark. While it can be used outdoors, an upholstered version is available, with the option of a perforated or solid back.
When these conceptual cocoons appeared at the Milan Furniture Fair, they seemed like Toltec-scaled artifacts hauled back from an exploratory voyage deep into the uncharted head-waters of Urquiola’s creative flow—elegantly minimal geodesic forms wrapped in an explosion of color, pattern, and texture. Year's later, the remote tropical jungle outpost of Urquiola’s ingenuity remains unscathed.