Design by Philippe Starck.
"When I close my eyes, this is the chair I see," Philippe Starck. 100% Aluminum. Guaranteed for life. What more do you need?
Handmade from 80% recycled aluminum. Designed to last for 150 years. The Icon Chair is tempered for ultimate strength in a proprietary three-step process. Emeco is the only company in the world to do this.
Emeco's Icon Chair features truly minimal styling suitable for a variety of applications - from entertainment to the office, dining to studying. The spare silhouette features a curved backrest, entirely open below. A shaped seat meets the tapered legs at sharply turned angles. Select from Hand Brushed and Hand Polished finishes.
Emeco furniture is hand welded and hand brushed for a warm, uniform finish. Weld lines are natural and always visible, and can range from very light to slightly darker than the adjoining aluminum surface. All Emeco furniture will exhibit slight variations of handcraft.
Material(s): 80% Recycled aluminum
Extactly What I Was Looking For
By: R..Z., Designer (CA)
I would give 5 stars to the style and Yliving staff. but 3 stars to the quality. As soon as I saw it on the web and I had to get it. Because it's a Starck design. I dared to order without sitting in it. It's very comfortable. The simple modern design is exactly what I want. But I'm not impressed with Emeco's quality control. 2 chairs came with some defects and had to exchange. Yliving staff is very responsive and helpful to make the process easier.
Designer: Philippe Starck
Born in Paris in 1949, he is one of the most original and creative designers of our time. He has obtained many important acknowledgements such as the Grand Prix National de la Création industrielle and the Honor Award of the American Institute of Architects, he considers himself as "a Japanese architect, an American art director, a German industrial designer, a French artistic director, an Italian furniture designer".View other products by Philippe Starck
Emeco has an interesting history beginning in 1944 with the 1006 Navy chair, the granddaddy of Emeco that was designed to withstand the harsh environment on a Navy ship. (Legend has it, the seat of the Emeco 1006 Navy Chair was modeled after the seat of actress Betty Grable.) Since then Emeco has had some new editions, designed by some good friends: Philippe Starck, Frank Gehry and Ettore Sottsass to name a few.
Emeco is a leader when it comes to chair fabrication. Committed to sustainability and protecting the environment, Emeco uses post consumer and post industrial waste to create chairs with ultimate strength, intended to last decades. Chairs admired today and indefinitely. Chairs that span generations and cultures.View other products from Emeco