Super Impossible ChairPrice: $520.00
Design by Philippe Starck with Eugeni Quitllet.
Made in Italy by Kartell.
Kartell's famous little armchair with the egg-shaped seat, the first in the world to be laser-welded, is transformed by its surprising new look. The solid color finish gives Super Impossible a sensual, striking look in the single color glossy black version, or in the elegant two tone optical version with a white upper shell and black lower shell and legs.
Kartell's Mr. Impossible chair was born from the (seemingly impossible) desire to unite two oval polycarbonate shells without using any adhesive, achieving an indestructible seal. With its organic lines, the snug and comfortable Mr. Impossible is a modern classic.
Suitable for indoor/outdoor use.
Material(s): Batch-dyed polycarbonate
- Overall: 21.7" W X 21.25" D X 33" H
- Seat Height: 18.1"
- Weight: 12.1 lbs
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".View other products by Philippe Starck
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
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".View other products from Kartell