Design by Philippe Starck.
Made in Italy by Kartell.
La Marie Chair is the world's first completely transparent chair, formed in a single polycarbonate mold. La Marie combines an essential design with an exceptionally robust and light structure to generate an intangible quality. Although it looks as fragile as glass, its strength comes from its inherent flexibility. An ingenious combination of lightness and strength, the result of a painstaking and meticulous research into its polycarbonate material, this item is scratch and shock resistant. Suitable for indoor/outdoor use.
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Material(s): Transparent polycarbonate
Dimensions: 16" W X 20.5" D X 34" H
By: Marcio G., Homeowner (cambridge)
A beautiful pice of art!
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".
Philippe Starck on his Broom Chair design:
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