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Charles Ghost Stool

By Philippe Starck, from Kartell
$200.00
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Design by Philippe Starck.
Made in Italy by Kartell.

Charles Ghost is a transparent monobloc in polycarbonate, which makes it indestructible and allows it to be used everywhere, indoors and outdoors. The shape recalls that of the chairs of the 1800s, the line of the rounded leg is slightly curled, the icon of the classic stool. The contemporary stool, formed from a single plastic injection mold, is available in three different heights. It is suitable for indoor use and outdoor, it matches every furnishing style and every culture. The taller height is perfect for use as a bar stool.

Dimensions
  • Standard seat height: 10.4" Seat Dia X 15.3" Base Dia X 18" H
  • Medium bar stool: 11.4" Seat Dia X 18.1" Base Dia X 25.5" H
  • High barstool height: 11.4" Seat Dia X 18.1" Base Dia X 29.5" H
Material(s)
Transparent polycarbonate
Item Number
KRB-CHARLESGHOST
Model(s)
4897 4898 4899

Design by Philippe Starck.
Made in Italy by Kartell.

Charles Ghost is a transparent monobloc in polycarbonate, which makes it indestructible and allows it to be used everywhere, indoors and outdoors. The shape recalls that of the chairs of the 1800s, the line of the rounded leg is slightly curled, the icon of the classic stool. The contemporary stool, formed from a single plastic injection mold, is available in three different heights. It is suitable for indoor use and outdoor, it matches every furnishing style and every culture. The taller height is perfect for use as a bar stool.

Kartell

Kartell's steadfast dedication to technical and aesthetic innovation has earned the Italian brand its global recognition as the pioneer of modern day plastics.

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".

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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".

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful and functional! I love the set of 4 Charles Ghost stools I bought to go under a black walnut checkerboard kitchen breakfast island in my kitchen. As a mother of 2 young boys they are easy to clean and the opaque white color is stunning! Before I placed my order I was going to order the clear stools but after describing the kitchen to the sales associate he suggested the white opaque...they coordinate beautifully with the large Hicks pendents from Circa Lighting in the room. It was well worth the wait. Thank you so much for the lovely addition to my kitchen!
Date published: 2014-12-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Really fun! I ordered the ghost stools in orange-- which felt really bold for me. I love white and neutrals and considered the clear stools, but felt I needed a pop of color in the kitchen and that this would be a fun way to do it. It is! The are really fun and cool, much less ubiquitous than the clear-- lots of personality! When they flood with sunlight they are especially gorgeous. They are relatively comfortable, but not super comfortable. I ordered three. One arrived solo and two arrived stacked in one box. The bottom of those two was pretty badly scratched, but YLiving had it picked up within a week and I am now waiting for my replacement. In general, they seem to fingerprint and get small scratches easily, so use it as an accent piece in a low traffic area or be okay with that. I am okay with it as it takes close inspection to see.
Date published: 2012-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great addition to new bathroom!!! I was delighted with my recent purchase of the small sized Ghost stool. I loved the look with carrera marble and gray walls. It is a small bathroom and the transparent crystal was perfect for not taking up much space visually. Although the shipping was delayed due to Sandy Y Living was very clear in communication about their delay. It was a good experience all around!
Date published: 2012-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great stool for a small space!! I needed a stool next to a counter in my kitchen with very little depth and this stool has both form and function! The clear plexi does not take away from my beautiful marble waterfall counter. It's very sturdy and strong so very useful as well. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2012-12-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Over all, great! Don't take any visual space, which is fantastic for a small space. Very well made as well. But you do get uncomfortable if sitting for a long period of time - perfect stool for eating breakfast/drinking coffee but not so much for working/full course dinner.
Date published: 2011-05-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Looks as I had expected... The stools were well packaged and arrived in mint condition. I got the clear stools and they look just as you'd imagine. It took a little while to get used to how they look in the room, since you really see right through them.
Date published: 2011-08-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE the Ghost! The Charles Ghost Stools are a fabulous addition to our kitchen. Fashionable, durable and comfortable to sit on. Being transparent, they take up little visual room in our smallish San Francisco condo.
Date published: 2011-07-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the stool needed something to blend into my bathroom decor and be unobtrusive...this stool is perfect. very functional, easy to move around. very happy with it.
Date published: 2011-12-19
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Charles Ghost Stool is rated 4.2667 out of 5 by 15.
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Why can't I find that this barstool comes in a chatreuse?

Asked by: Mr Burnham
Thank you for contacting YLiving. You may select the color stool you would like from the drop down menu. The green option that the vendor provides is P8. We look forward to making your design vision fulfilled. Thank you Chase Customer Service
Answered by: Chase Customer Service
Date published: 2014-12-18
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