so-called Eiffel Tower base of the DSR chair (Dining Height Side Chair Rod
Base), an intricate and graceful construction made of steel wire, combines
light, elegant forms with structural strength. The organically shaped plastic
seat shell is ..
Belleville is the name of the vibrant Paris neighbourhood where the designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have their studio. Visual references for the Belleville Chair can be found in the classic French bistro furnishings and lively atmosphere of this..
'Getting the most of the best to the greatest number of people for the least': with these words, Charles and Ray Eames described one of their main goals as furniture designers. None of their other designs come as close to achieving this ideal as the ..
'Special is generally less useful than normal': this statement sums up Jasper Morrison's guiding principle for creating designs that are not extraordinary but rather 'super normal' and – just like HAL – that show deference to the dictates of daily li..
Developed for the 1939 Swiss National Exhibition (Schweizer Landesausstellung), the Landi Chair occupies an important place in the history of twentieth-century design: this classic by Hans Coray established the new typology of a three-dimensionally m..
The Panton Chair is a classic in the history of
furniture design. Conceived by Verner Panton in 1960, the chair was developed
for serial production in collaboration with Vitra (1967). It was the first
chair to be made completely out of plastic in ..
Tip Ton defines a whole new chair typology: the solid plastic chair with forward-tilt action. Its name refers to the dual sitting positions provided by the chair – from a normal position, Tip Ton can be tilted forward a few degrees where the chair th..