Design by Carlo Bartoli, 1974.
Made in Italy by Kartell.
Kartell's classic 4875 Bartoli Chair features cylindrical legs that are molded separately and fastened snugly into sockets to form its seamless body. The seat base has a double-perimeter structure, receiving support from the internal structure and cross element as well as the three external side flaps that strengthen the surface of the seat. A gentle concave curve of the backrest and the two lateral flaps satisfy ergonomic needs while making the chair even more solid. Sold as a Set of 2. Available in Opaque White or Black.
Shown in the design collection of the National Arts Museum, Centre Pompidou in Paris.
Kartell plastics are recyclable, and plastic components of Kartell products have a clearly printed universal Recycling Identification Mark.
Suitable for outdoor use. Assembly required.
Material(s): Smooth batch-dyed polypropylene
Designer: Carlo Bartoli
Born in Milan, 1931.
Carlo Bartoli began his career as an architect in Milan after receiving his degree from the Polytechnic. His main interests lie in interior and industrial design and lately have broadened to architectural and environmental conservation. Carlo Bartoli has taught at the Advanced Institutes of Industrial Design in Florence and in Rome and at the Polytechnic Schools of Milan and Turin.
Carlo Bartoli has been invited to show his works in Italy and abroad: at the Triennale in Milano, at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, at the Stadt Museum in Köln, at the Museum of Contemporary Crafts and the Museum of Modern Arts in New York, as well as in Prague, Turin, Kyoto, Hong Kong, Athens and Buenos Aires. His "Gaia" armchair by Arflex is part of the permanent collection at the MOMA in New York and the permanent Italian design collection of the Milano Triennale. The "4875" chair by Kartell is shown in the design collection of the National Arts Museum, Centre Pompidou in Paris. The "Breeze" armchair for Segis - awarded the I.D. Design Distinction Award, Apex Product Design Award, Red Dot and IF Award for Good Industrial Design - was portrayed on Italian stamps featuring the Masters of Italian Design and is part of the Vitra Design Museum collection.View other products by Carlo Bartoli
Founded in 1949, Kartell is an established leader in the fields of modern furniture, interior design, and lighting for over 60 years. From its choice of cutting edge technologies, to its use of innovative and certified thermoplastic materials, the brand has revolutionized the use of plastics in modern furnishings. Their bold and charismatic designs are 100% Italian made, multifunctional, cross-sectional, easy to use, and possess an undeniable visual appeal. Colors, transparency effects, and unique shapes all define a signature Kartell product. Employing some of the most recognizable modern furniture designers of our time, Kartell is able to harmoniously blend functionality, style, durability, and modern appeal.
Kartell has won an enviable string of prestigious international awards, including nine Compasso d’Oro prizes (the most recent awarded to the Mobil Chest of Drawers in 1995 and the Bubble Club Sofa in 2001). In 2000, the Guggenheim Museum dubbed the Kartell Museum the "best industrial museum".View other products from Kartell