patricia urquiola revisits the windsor chair with comback for kartell
 
patricia urquiola revisits the windsor chair with comback for kartell patricia urquiola revisits the windsor chair with comback for kartell
apr 22, 2010

patricia urquiola revisits the windsor chair with comback for kartell

patricia urquiola revisits the windsor chair with comback for kartell104 x 58 x 46 cm

 

 

 

spanish designer patricia urquiola‘s ‘comback chair’ for kartell, revisits the classic windsor chair and brings it into a contemporary context. drawing on the furniture of  18th century england, urquiola’s version of a comb back chair  features a backrest consisting of seven ‘teeth’ which spread out towards the lumbar region of one’s back, where they meet at a reinforced hexagonal rim with slim shafts radiating downwards to join the seat. the single mould chair is made from batch-dyed thermoplastic technopolymer.

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classic windsor comb back chair

 

‘comback’ on display at the kartell booth during the 2010 salone del mobile image © designboom

 

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