Lou Read Armchair
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Design by Philippe Starck, 2013.
The Lou Read Armchair is a peculiar character, boasting an anthropomorphic silhouette that is organic and comfortable. A full grain leather cover is directly fixed on its fiberglass skeleton, offering both a sturdy structure and a smooth, rich finish. Philippe Starck's design is crafted with impeccable mastery and pays tribute to the great Danish design of the 1950s.
Material(s): Fiberglass, leather
- 27.6" W X 30" D X 47.2" H
- Seat Height: 16.5"
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Designer: Philippe Starck
Born in Paris in 1949, Philippe Starck is one of the most original designers and architects of the last three decades. Having designed furniture, hotels, mega-yachts, lighting and many others throughout his career, Starck has become a fixture in modern design. Not only does Starck create beautifully unconventional designs, he creates a finished product whose main purpose is to function well before anything else.
Philippe Starck has obtained many important acknowledgements, including the Grand Prix National de la Creation industrielle and the Honor Award of the American Institute of Architects. In Starck's own words, "subversive, ethical, ecological, political, humorous... this is how I see my duty as a designer."View other products by Philippe Starck
Designer: Eugeni Quitllet
Born in 1972, Eugeni Quitllet started studying design at the Ibizia Art School in 1991. He earned a diploma of design and interior design from "La Llotja" Art School in Barcelona, 1996. He collaborated with many architecture and design studios of Barcelona and also worked on design exhibitions for cultural entities such as the Joan Miro Foundation.
In 2001 Eugeni Quitllet met Philippe Starck in Formentera and started a strong collaboration. He now designs furniture and products for some of the most recognized companies in the world, signed STARCK & QUITLLET.View other products by Eugeni Quitllet
Manufacturer: DriadeEclectic, collaborative, resourceful. Driade designs are a fusion of furniture and art and a labor of love shared among many contemporary designers with the mission to represent the true sense of the modern era. Driade is an aesthetic workshop that has collaborated with designers and facilitated innovative research and trends from the very start. The brand proposes a philosophy of home-living based on the conviction that eclecticism, cultural collage, curiosity and surprise represent the true sense the modern era. Through the years Driade has produced furniture and objects to suit every functional need, aesthetic aspiration, and lifestyle requirement. Today, the Driade catalog is composed of a wide variety of furnishings, accessories, equipment, and objects of art intended for daily use. View other products from Driade