martino gamper: postmundus for nilufar unlimited martino gamper: postmundus for nilufar unlimited
apr 29, 2012

martino gamper: postmundus for nilufar unlimited

‘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.

stay tuned for more pieces from the nilufar unlimited exhibition. 

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)

‘postmundus’ at the nilufar unlimited exhibition   image © designboom

designer martino gamper portrait © designboom

image © designboom

martino gamper postmundus

  • was expecting a making video, not an exercise in personal vanity

    oh well.. says:
  • what a vain man…

    ... says:

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