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Design by Gitta Gschwendtner, 2009.
Made in Belgium by Quinze & Milan.
Referencing material consumption, the Bag Stool looks like it's popping up right from the ground. Gschwendtner poses people consume too much today and she wants to turn around the process just like she turns the upside down shopping bag into a sitting element.
The outdoor concrete version weighs approximately 143 lbs. and comes with a fixation system. The indoor version is made from a mixture of concrete and wood fibers and weighs approximately 66 lbs. Due to the production process chosen by the designer, differences in sizes, shape and weight are inevitable.
Material(s): Concrete or woodcrete
Designer: Gitta Gschwendtner
Born in Germany, 1972. Gitta Gschwendtner moved to London to study design at Central Saint Martins, Kingston University and the Royal College of Art. Following graduation from Royal College of Art in 1998, she set up her independent design studio for furniture, interior design, exhibition design and public art projects for cultural, arts and corporate clients. She aims to fabricate functional designs with a twist which make consumers aware of why they should purchase the product. Designed to enjoy in the long run, buyers can bond with the product as its specific characteristics are appreciated more and more over time and within their unique surroundings.View other products by Gitta Gschwendtner
Manufacturer: Quinze & Milan
Founded in 1999, Quinze & Milan is a Belgian design label and manufacturer. Apart from its own designs, Quinze & Milan also manufactures and distributes the works of guest designers and architects, as well as custom designs. Primary Pouf 01 kicked off the use of QM™ Foam, a proprietary material available in an extensive range of colors. The label also features collections in wood, fabric, steel, concrete and polyethylene as well as in QM™ foam.
Quinze & Milan products inspire you to spin tales, to dream and to shape a reality all your own. These original pieces exude energy and push the envelope of design. All Quinze & Milan collections are rooted in specific projects, including public schemes, thus guaranteeing an extensive development phase and thoroughly tested results.View other products from Quinze & Milan
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