Design Icon: 10 Works by Jasper Morrison
The HP/1 (whose name stands for “hi pad”) is executed in Morrison’s typical understated manner. The molded seat is available in a wide range of fabrics and leathers and sits atop a satin stainless steel base.
- It's something every designer, design writer, and design collector wonders constantly: Will this piece of furniture I made/ hailed in print/ bought still be in vogue in ten (or fifty) years' time?
- A pair of interior architects with a years-in-the-making furniture collection recast an old Belgian factory as a playful family home.
More than 20 years into his career, Jasper Morrison has little to prove. His designs eschew kitsch in favor of timeless qualities that speak to the nature of the object he is designing in this case, a bentwood chair.
Inspiration is unpredictable: Thankfully, the muse for Jasper Morrison’s leisurely curled
and wooden-slatted Low chair was a found wine crate and not a discarded box of Franzia.
- MUJI, Japan’s legendary “brand-less brand,” is expanding its West Coast empire.
- Industrial designer Konstantin Grcic has done it all, from spoons to umbrellas to lights, but he’s best known for his data-driven chairs. We dropped in on his Munich studio to sit awhile…
Place by Jasper Morrison for Vitra