.03 by Maarten van Severen

03 by Maarten van Severen P1050726

.03 by Maarten van Severen

This .03 chair designed by Maarten van Severen for Vitra I found in a shopwindow in Vienna.

LCP Lounge Chair by Maarten van Severen – 2012 IMM Cologne (16)

LCP Lounge Chair by Maarten van Severen at 2012 IMM Cologne _MG_1336
Glad I can share my own photo of Maarten’s LCP Lounge Chair with you. I found it at the Kartell Booth.

Low Chair lc03 by Maarten van Severen – Milan 2011 (19)

Low Chair lc03 by Maarten van Severen
Dutch company Pastoe presented the Low Chair lc03 by one of my fave designers Belgian Maarten van Severen at Milan 2011.

.02 and .03 – The Birth of a Maarten van Severen Chair

Maarten van Severen

Maarten van Severen – LCP Mehdi Chtourou from AlICe lab on Vimeo.

I’m a huge fan of the late Maarten van Severen. So when I read on FaceBook that it just closed after having received 18.334 visitors I felt I had dissappointed myself. Despite my note to self I had not visited the exhibition in Ghent, Belgium, where the history of only one chair, the .03 by Maarten van Severen was displayed. I commented on FB if I would have had time to visit, I would have been visitor number 18335. Then the comment came back there will be a new chance to visit the same exhibition in Turnhout, Belgium, soon. Hurray!

The exhibition was initiated by the Van Severen Foundation and features the development of just this one chair. The video shows interviews with Maarten’s wife, with the manufacturer of the .02 chair, the direct predecessor of the .03 and with Rolf Fehlbaum, who put the .03 on the map with Vitra.

I had to share this intro with you.

Update: As the original video disappeared from Vimeo I’ve replaced it with another short one.
Last edited by Guido J. van den Elshout on December 1, 2011 at 12:43 AM

Blue Bench by Maarten van Severen

Blue Bench by Maarten van Severen

Blue Bench

Talking about Maarten Van Severen…this Blue Bench was for sale at Wright in 2008:

BB97 Blue Bench
Belgium, 1997/1999
polyurethane foam and coating, aluminum, plastic
78.75 w x 48 d x 21 h inches

Sold with a copy of the original invoice from Edra.

This work was ordered directly from Maarten van Severen at the Interieur 98 biennale in Kortrijk, Belgium.

Literature: Maarten Van Severen: Werken|Work, Bucquoye and Daenens, ppg. 151, 196, 254

Estimate: $10,000–15,000

Via Live Auctioneers