Design by Philippe Starck with Eugeni Quitllet.
Made in Italy by Kartell.
Kartell's Magic Hole Armchair has an uncluttered, snappy silhouette and slim closed section legs. The straight linear surfaces culminate in well-rounded curves with the austerity of the lines broken and enhanced by the stylistic flared Magic Hole "pocket".
The Magic Hole Armchair is available in a monochromatic tone-on-tone (white, gray or black) version, or with contrasting fluorescent colors of orange or green on the interior hollow curve of the arms.
Made of batch-dyed polyethylene using the rotational molding technique, the Magic Hole series is comfortable, light, shock resistant and weatherproof.
Suitable for indoor/outdoor use.
Material(s): batch-dyed polyethylene
Looks great on our roofdeck.
By: Eric , Homeowner (Washington, DC)
We purchased this as an accent piece to compliment a furniture set we already owned. The chair is very sturdy and looks just like the photo. While it is made of specialized plastic (not the most "giving" material) it is very comfortable and feels like it molds to your back - no pillows or pads are needed. We purchased the grey model with the green inset. The green is a nice punch of color and in real life is a bit less "neon green" than the online photo. After our first rain, we noticed that water had puddled in the seat, then evaporated leaving a bit of dirt behind. It was a very quick cleanup (just wipe down with a damp towel), but now we know if it rains to lean it over.
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:
Designer: Eugeni Quitllet
Born in 1972, Eugeni Quitllet started studying design at the Ibizia Art School in 1991. He earned a diploma of design and interior design from "La Llotja" Art School in Barcelona, 1996. He collaborated with many architecture and design studios of Barcelona and also worked on design exhibitions for cultural entities such as the Joan Miro Foundation.
In 2001 Eugeni Quitllet met Philippe Starck in Formentera and started a strong collaboration. He now designs furniture and products for some of the most recognized companies in the world, signed STARCK & QUITLLET.View other products by Eugeni Quitllet
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