‘let them sit cake’
for milan design week 2011, viennese brand kabiljo inc. present ‘fat’ and ‘let them sit cake’,
two collections of soft seating at superstudio piú.
the pieces draw on the times of princess marie antoinette, reflecting the finest viennese food traditions
of ham and delectable pastries. the furniture pieces stand for abundance, growth, joy, prosperity, optimism
and sweetness in our times of uncertainty and economic crisis.
detail of the stacks of wheat covered by ‘chocolate icing’
‘let them sit cake’ consists of stacked bags of wheat, topped off with oozing ‘chocolate icing’
which form the ‘cushion’ of the seating object.
arrangement of ‘let them sit cake’ pieces
‘fat’ resembles a butcher’s hanging meat. hung from the ceiling by a meat hook, the chair is a soft, plush, pink resting area.