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Designed by GamFratesi for Gubi
Named after its principal designers, Copenhagen-based GamFratesi was founded in 2006 by Danish architect Stine Gam and Italian architect Enrico Fratesi. The two get their creative drive from a fusion of tradition and renewal and an experimental approach to their chosen materials and techniques. In designing their Beetle Collection (2013), the designers were inspired by the aesthetics and movement of, you got it, a beetle. “Our work is balancing between the traditional and surprising. Often it takes just a small detail to achieve or break an expression, and we are very curious about that,” says Gam. Made in Denmark.
DENMARK (1975) ITALY (1978)
Copenhagen native Stine Gam studied furniture design at the Aarhus School of Architecture, graduating in 2006. Originally from Pesaro, Italy, Enrico Fratesi studied industrial design at the University of Florence and the University of Ferrara, graduating in 2007.
The two met in 2004, while Gam was an exchange student in Italy, and together they settled in Copenhagen, where they ...
Molded veneer shell; powder-coated steel base; velvet (80% cotton, 10% modal, 10% polyester) or leather upholstery.