‘postmundus’ by martino gamper for nilufar unlimited

london-based designer martino gamper has reinterpreted thonet bentwood chair no.16 to create ‘postmundus’ for the nilufar unlimited exhibition. presented during milan design week 2012, the milan-based gallery is showcasing designs which can be reproduced to challenge creative boudaries and promote collaboration between art and design. while after a visit to the mundus furniture factory in croatia, gamper left with 100 elements which he reworked to create the seating object. five beech wood branches are curved – three of which are layered, forming the back, while two serve as the legs.

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martino gamper: postmundus for nilufar unlimited the bent wood legs mirror the backrest to unify the chair graphically  back h – 84 cm (33.1 inches) seat h – 42 cm (16.5 inches) width – 50 cm (20 inches)

martino gamper: postmundus for nilufar unlimited ‘postmundus’ at the nilufar unlimited exhibition   image © designboom

martino gamper: postmundus for nilufar unlimited designer martino gamper portrait © designboom

martino gamper: postmundus for nilufar unlimited image © designboom

martino gamper postmundus