philippe starck: masters stool for kartell
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apr 19, 2012
philippe starck: masters stool for kartell


philippe starck: masters stool for kartell

 

 

 

french designer philippe starck, in collaboration with eugeni quitllet, presents ‘masters stool’ for kartell at the 2012 salone del mobile. a redevelopment of the 2009 ‘masters chair‘, the stool version includes a smaller seat and longer legs, elevating it from the original height of 84 cm (33 inches) to 108 cm (42.5 inches). the graphic signature of the original furniture piece is kept the same in the stool version, combining the silhouette of the ‘series 7′ by arne jacobsen, the ‘tulip armchair’ by eero saarinen and the ‘eiffel chair’ by charles eames. since its form is poured from modified polypropylene, both the chair and the stool can be used either indoors or outdoors.


original chair version of the design presented at the 2009 salone del mobile

 


the frame of ‘masters chair’, upon which the new stool design is based’ is a combination of three iconic furniture pieces

 


collection on display at the kartell booth during salone del mobile 2012
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philippe starck, claudio luti (president of kartell) and lenny kravitz at the kartell stand at salone del mobile 2012, milan
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3D rendering of chair frame
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process sketches
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phillipe starck talks to designboom about the future of the industry
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