richard lampert at imm cologne 2011
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jan 22, 2011
richard lampert at imm cologne 2011

richard lampert kids’ collection
photo: achim hehn, köln



stuttgart-based furniture manufacturer richard lampert presents ‘kids’ collection’, a range of furniture for young ones at imm cologne 2011. the collection features new products by international designers such as bertjan pot, doshi levien (nipa doshi and jonthan levien) and monica förster.

‘pit stop’ by bertjan pot
photo: richard beck, murr


‘pit stop’ by dutch designer bertjan pot is a tire-shaped beanbag produced in one single process. the textile weave is created by knitting a pattern that has been specifically developed to create a shape of a car tire, allowing it to be produced in one piece. even details such as the tread profile, sidewalls and integrated logo are knitted in a single process, producing no leftover waste material. the object seams and fabric are fleece backed, producing a ‘sitting ring’ made from synthetic fibre, and measures a diameter of 80 cm and a height of 30cm.

‘pit stop’ acts as a beanbag chair
photo: richard beck, murr


‘pit stop’ on show at imm cologne 2011
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bertjan pot with ‘pit stop’
portrait © designboom

‘rocker’ by doshi levien
photo: richard beck, murr


london-based doshi levien‘s ‘rocker’ is a contemporary take on the traditional rocking horse. the furniture piece’s plastic hourglass-shaped body rests simply on two wooden runners.


nipa doshi and jonathan levien of doshi levien
portrait © designboom

‘wonder box’ by monica förster
photo: richard beck, murr



swedish designer monica förster has created ‘wonder box’ for the collection. the table, bench, storage unit at first glance appears as a monochrome cube. however, it is a table and matching bench that perfectly fit into one another to form a block. on one side, the rotating tabletop can be used as a writing desk, while the other has a surface finish which allows it to function as a blackboard. a drawer offers storage space for writing instruments or toys. the table top also has a groove in which to keep crayons and other writing utensils. overall, ‘wonder box’ measures 50 x 70 cm.

the ‘wonder box’ separated into table and bench
photo: richard beck, murr

monica förster with ‘wonder box’
portrait © designboom

‘tur tur’ by eric degenhardt
photo: eric degenhardt, köln


‘tur tur’ is a high chair designed by german born eric degenhardt. the chair appears to be huge, however it is only when you look at it more closely that you realize it offers children both protection and a nice overview of their surroundings. the high chair can be seen as a bit of a ‘chill-out’ zone for its occupant. it features areas for storage, as the steps are equipped with shelves of varying sizes.

‘tur tur’ features storage with steps that are equipped with shelves of varying sizes
photo: richard beck, murr

‘in-out mini’ by eric degenhardt
photo: richard beck, murr


‘in-out mini’ by also eric degenhardt is a mini-version of his original ‘in-out’ armchair. this mini version is one-fifth the volume of its original. the powder-coated steel construction can be easily transported, making it practical  to use both inside and outdoors. the cushion is a foam-filled cover that can be  easily removed for cleaning.

‘in-out mini’ by eric degenhardt
photo: richard beck, murr

designer eric degenhardt
portrait © designboom

‘famille garage’ by alexander seifert
photo: richard beck, murr


the ‘famille garage’ can be used simultaneously as a storage, shelving, seating system. designed by alexander seifert, this modular furniture set can be adapted to the needs of children of all age groups.

‘famille garage’ comes with storage boxes of varying colors
image © designboom

designer alexander seifert
portrait © designboom

designers of the richard lampert kids’ collection from left to right:
eric degenhardt, monica förster, bertjan pot, alexander seifert, jonathan levien with son, richard lampert and nipa doshi

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