Eden, the Tenango Sound Chair by Valentina Gonzalez Wohlers takes its inspiration from the colorful embroidery of Mexico’s Otomi Indians, creating a “daring remix on Natuzzi’s iconic Sound Chair”.
The chair is manufactured by Studio 180°.
London based Valentina Gonzalez Wohlers‘s The Ghost of a Chair is a limited edition collection of 99 pieces of chairs in each style: there’s a Lady version, without armrest, and a Gentleman version, which is an armchair. The chairs are made upon request and can be ordered in any color.
The Ghost of a Chair is a sculptural free-form furniture piece, handmade out of a single 4mm transparent polyester sheet. Each chair is unique due to its unconventional manufacturing process, using a combination of high-end technology and craft, in a labour of love. Volatile and unpredictable, each Ghost chair is a One-off.
Is a furniture project by Valentina Glez Wohlers, born out of the creative experience of a Mexican designer in Europe. Exhibited at the exhibition during Milan Design Week 09.
The classical French oval chair originated in the Rococo period during the reign of Louis XV.
The Nopal cactus symbolizes Mexican heritage and national pride. According to legend, the Gods told the Aztecs to build Tenochtitlan (now Mexico City) in the place they saw an eagle standing on a Nopal, devouring a snake. To this day, the image resides on the Mexico’s Cote of Arms.
Valentina used these two themes as a fusion of her two cultures.
Valentina Glez Wohlers is a Mexican born and London based designer. Born in Mexico City in 1977, Valentina studied industrial design and graduated with honours from the Iberoamerican University in 2000. In 2005 she moved to London, where she obtained her Masterâ€™s Degree in Contemporary Furniture at Central Saint Martins.