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Piana Folding Chair

Designed by Sir David Chipperfield for Alessi

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Item Number: 6188
$250.00

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As the architect for Dolce and Gabbana Stores, the Museum of Modern Literature in Germany and countless other projects, it's hard to find an architecture prize that David Chipperfield hasn't won. His most recent honor was the 2011 RIBA Royal Gold Medal for Architecture, given in recognition of a lifetime of work, and approved personally by Her Majesty the Queen. He describes his Piana Chair (2011) as possessing a "visual expression that is indicative in its simplicity of the function and role of the item itself." (Translation: It's an awesome folding chair that looks like an awesome folding chair.) With no visible hardware, the three parts of the chair rotate around a single axis and the finely engineered mechanism is concealed within the chair. The Piana folds completely flat for stacking horizontally. Suitable for outdoor use. Optional wall hook available (sold separately). Made in Italy.

Designer

Sir David Chipperfield
Sir David Chipperfield

ENGLAND (1953)

A world-renowned British architect, Sir David Chipperfield applies values of intelligence, permanence and logic to his projects. He has firmly established himself in the middle ground between the other-worldly, over-the-top designs of Frank Gehry and Zaha Hadid and the dull, lifeless design of so much modern development. “I don’t think architecture is radical,” he told the Guardian in 2011. “How can ...

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Dimensions

H 30.5" W 18" D 19.25" Seat H 17.5" Piana Folding Chair

Materials

Fiberglass-reinforced polypropylene with anti-slip matte finish; polypropylene feet in colors to match chair.

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