Design by Mario Bellini, 1998.
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The Bellini Chair has become a modern classic. In 2001, it received the Compasso d'Oro ADI, Italy's most prestigious design award. The Bellini Chair is in the design collection of museums around the world. It is the perfect chair for nearly every purpose. And it's made highly comfortable with seat back flexing action. Suitable for indoor/outdoor use.
The Bellini Chair is the recipient of the 2001 Compasso d'Oro ADI, the 1999 ID Annual Design Review Design Distinction Award, the 1999 Bronze IDEA Industrial Design Excellence Award and featured in the 1999 International Design Yearbook.
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Injection molded stacking chair appropriate for indoor/outdoor commercial, institutional and residential use. Lightly textured, fully washable surface. Legs are provided with pads for hard surface flooring. Chairs are stackable up to 6 high.
Material(s): Fiberglass reinforced polypropylene
Dimensions: H 33.06" W 17.31" D 18.13" SH 18.13"; Weight 7.5 lbs
Designer: Mario Bellini
Mario Bellini was born in 1935 and graduated in 1959 at the Politecnico di Milano. He lives and works in Milan. His activities range from architecture and urban design to furniture and industrial design. He is internationally renowned as an architect and designer, and is winner among others of 8 Compasso d'Oro and prestigious architecture awards including the Medaglia d'Oro conferred on him by the President of the Italian Republic.
Mario Bellini's work can be found in the collections of major art museums. MoMA in New York, which dedicated a personal exhibition to him, has 25 works of his in its Permanent Design Collection. He has had countless exhibitions in his name in Italy and abroad.View other products by Mario Bellini
Heller has created a simple paradigm: good design, industrial production and reasonable prices.
A brief history
Heller is an international furniture manufacturer with production in the US and Europe. Incorporated in 1971, Heller's first product was a line of stacking dinnerware designed by Massimo Vignelli.
Winner of a Compasso d'Oro award in Italy, it is included in the Museum of Modern Art permanent design collection, New York.
Heller launched its furniture division in 1998. The Bellini Chair (1998), designed by Mario Bellini, won the Compasso d'Oro ADI 2001. More chairs have followed: The UltraBellini Chair (2006), the MB 1, MB 2 and MB 5 (2003), and Tavollini (1999), all by Mario Bellini; the new Arco (2006) by Mario Bellini and Claudio Bellini; Calla (2002) by Willliam Sawaya; Selene (1969/2002 reissue) by Vico Magistretti; Joe (1970/2003 reissue) by De Pas, D'Urbino and Lomazzi; The Frank Gehry Furniture Collection (2004) by Frank Gehry; The Vignelli Chair (2004) by Lella and Massimo Vignelli; Kiss (2004) by Studio 65; Bocca (1971/2004 reissue) by Studio 65; Capitello (1971/2004 reissue) by Studio 65; UltraCube (2006) by Frank Gehry; and The New Gaudi (2007) by Vico Magistretti.
For about 35 years, Heller has offered leading designers the opportunity to work with new technologies to create innovative products.
Heller has worked with leading international designers: Massimo & Lella Vignelli, Philippe Starck, Mario Bellini, Vico Magistretti, William Sawaya, De Pas, D'Urbino & Lomazzi, Frank Gehry, and Studio 65.
Heller products are in design collections worldwide including the Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Smithsonian, the Louvre Museum of Decorative Arts, Vitra Museum, the Pinakothek in Munich, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Cleveland Museum of Art.
Compasso d'Oro, Italy; I.D. Annual Design Distinction for Furniture; Industrial Design Excellence Award, Industrial Designers Society of America; International Design Yearbook; International Contemporary Furniture Fair Award for Best Seating; Good Design Award, The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, IF Design 2004, Red Dot 2004, ICFF Best Outdoor Furniture, and Best of NeoCon 2004.
Heller is constantly exploring new technologies and processes for manufacturing furniture.