Design by Piero Lissoni.
Made in Italy by Kartell.
Plastics is a system of modular seating whose simple and linear elements can stand alone or in multiple combinations, allowing for maximum design freedom. The transparent polycarbonate base and the use of rubberized technical fabrics on the soft polyurethane cushion combine aesthetic innovation with modern functionality. Plastics seating is formed by four separate elements: Ottoman, Armless Seat, Seat with Right Armrest and Seat with Left Armrest.
Material(s): Seat and Backrest: soft polyurethane with fabric upholstery; Feet: transparent polycarbonate
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Designer: Piero Lissoni
After receiving his degree in architecture form the Milan Polytecnic, Piero Lissoni worked as a furniture designer before founding his own studio in 1986, specializing in architecture, interior and graphic design. He has collaborated with Boffi Cucine, Living Divani, Mateograssi and Kartell, and worked on a number of architecture projects in Japan, with design projects that have included a shopping center, an art gallery, a Cordon Bleu cooking school, logos and trademarks. His awards include the 1991 Esprit kitchen design and the Compasso d'Oro design prize. He has also received the Chicago Athenaeum 2002 Good Design® Award for this collection.
Piero Lissoni's design principle is never to design for a specific function or purpose - but to design for human beings.View other products by Piero Lissoni
Founded in 1949, Kartell has been a leader in modern furniture, interior design items, 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.
In its 60 years of activity, 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