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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
- Overall: 16.9" H X 16.9" W X 8.8" D
- Weight: 66 lbs. (indoor version) or 143 lbs. (outdoor version)
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 & MilanFounded in 1999, in Belium, Quinze & Milan began producing pieces that would encourage and continue to encourage lovers and newcomers of the brand to turn dreams into reality. Apart from their own custom designs, the company produces and distributes the work of guest designers and architects so that all spaces may be filled with meaning, energy, creativity, and a modern design meant to challenge the conventional side of minimalism. Since the beginning, the company has used the slogan "Creator of Atmosphere" to imply that the furniture, itself, was not meant to be aimed at anything; but, meant to be medium that helps to illustrate a wild, sexy, easy-going, loud, and outrageous lifestyle. With such a strong and carefree outlook on the world of design, their bold and avant-garde designs have turned the company into the pop star, bad boy in the world of furniture design. Dare to be crazy, fun, and stylish with Quinze & Milan. View other products from Quinze & Milan