known for their plastic furniture, italian company kartell continues with the blend of thoughts, philosophies, images, colors, and styles with their ‘contamiNation’ collection presented during salone del mobile 2017. forging its collaboration with international designers, the collection is closely linked to the concepts of uniqueness and identity. with technology and innovation always in mind, japanese designer tokujin yoshioka has created the ‘matrix chair’, featuring an innovative 3D structure.

tokujin yoshioka matrix chair for kartell at salone del mobile 2017 designboom
the matrix chair by tokujin yoshioka for kartell features an innovative 3D structure

 

 

with the ‘matrix’ chair, tokujin yoshioka has designed a seating object that showcases a theatrical effect of marvellous sophistication and lightness. its innovative 3D structure is possible thanks to the use of an injection moulding technique. available in red, black and white, ‘matrix’ combines yoshioka’s creative and experimental ideas with kartell’s sophisticated production technology, resulting in a simple and essential shape able to fit any indoor or outdoor space.

tokujin yoshioka matrix chair for kartell at salone del mobile 2017 designboom
matrix is made by using an injection moulding technique

 

 

‘the mix of creative design and technological research is part of kartell’s DNA. new materials constantly pose new challenges that the company has been taking up for many years with large investments to overcome new limits every time,’ comments kartell.

tokujin yoshioka matrix chair for kartell at salone del mobile 2017 designboom
the plastic chair features a theatrical aesthetic mixed with light characteristics

tokujin yoshioka matrix chair for kartell at salone del mobile 2017 designboom
presented during salone del mobile 2017, the chair is available in red, black and white
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tokujin yoshioka matrix chair for kartell at salone del mobile 2017 designboom
the chair plays with perception and dimensions
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tokujin yoshioka matrix chair for kartell at salone del mobile 2017 designboom
portrait tokujin yoshioka
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