Miss Less Chair by Philippe Starck for Kartell – Milan 2011 (25)

The Miss Less Chair is the latest creation from Philippe Starck‘s collaboration with Eugeni Quitllet to have been presented during the Salone del Mobile in Milan this year. Sleek, minimalistic, glossy, plastic. Watch the designer, who says he’s “still with Kartell because he’s still with his wife”, speak on it:

Photos via furniturestudiodesign.com

Spun by Thomas Heatherwick for Magis

Spun is a fun chair by Thomas Heatherwick manufactured by Magis using rotational plastic moulding and first presented in Milan during the design week last year. Not being immediately recognized as a chair, it even looks like it could be a sculptural vessel, but when lent on the side, Spun allows for a comfortable sitting experience all the while letting the user rock or even spin around in circles. Not only is it fun, but seems to be a good work out too!

Happy Easter! – Tato Egg Seat by Denis Santachiara

Tato is a pouf or a footrest in an elliptical shape of an egg designed by Denis Santachiara back in 1995.

Since then the Tato collection grew to include other objects created in collaboration with Enrico Baleri: a spherical shaped Tatino, round shaped Tatone for two or more seaters, curved shaped Tato Bean and Tato Bonbon also for two or more seaters and a lens shaped Lunella.

Each object of the collection is made of flexible and ecological CFC-free polyurethane with internal anatomical rigid structure and plastic base.  The removable cover is available in three different types of bi-elastic fabric, each one in a variety of colors.

1st photo via connox.com, 2d – courtesy of cerrutibaleri.com

New Amsterdam Chair by UNStudio for Wilde + Spieth – Milan 2011 (16)

Dutch architects UNStudio are presenting this white plastic a bit spider-ish chair at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan this week.

Called New Amsterdam Chair, it was originally conceived in connection to the New Amsterdam Plein and Pavilion in New York, but has since been further developed as a multi-purpose chair for use in a wide variety of different settings (both indoors and outdoors) for production with German firm Wilde + Spieth.

Via dezeen.com

Foliage by Patricia Urquiola for Kartell – Milan 2011 (13)


Foliage by Patricia Urquiola for Kartell – Milan 2011 (13)

In Milan this week: plushy blanket-like quilted seat on white plastic legs (that somehow remind me of little doll furniture pieces) – new design from Patricia Urquiola for Kartell.

Called Foliage, the design features branching thermoplatic legs and a polyurethane foam seat covered in stretchy fabric stitched with a leaf-shaped motif.

Material: Frame batch dyed technopolymer thermoplatic;
Seat polyurethane foam padding with quilted elastic fabric covering;
Size: L. 185 cm, H. 90 cm, D. 90 cm
Colours: red fabric, cream frame; cream fabric, acid green frame; green fabric, black frame; petrol blue fabric, hazelnut frame; sugar bag blue fabric, red frame; black fabric, cream frame; sand fabric, cream frame; acid green fabric, red frame.

Via dezeen.com