Kami Ichi Lounge Chair, Illuminated
Made in Italy, SLIDE Design brings life to everyday objects, starting with a well-known and unstructured material: plastic. With infinite possibilities, an innovative vision and cutting edge technologies, these bold and beautifully constructed outdoor/indoor furnishings will transform any space. Established in 2002, Slide Design has taken advantage of founder Giò Colonna Romano's 30-year know-how in manufacturing high-quality products using plastic. SLIDE headquarters and production facilities are located in Buccinasco, Milan, where all Slide products are made. The company produces 100% recyclable polyethylene furniture with rotation molding techniques that create avant-garde concepts, ideal for setting up indoor/outdoor spaces.
Slide Design creates a variety of home furnishings including seating, tables, lamps, pots and accents that often are designed in collaboration with internationally acclaimed designers including such talents as Karim Rashid, Marcel Wanders, Paola Navone, Marc Sadler and Alessandro Mendini. Committed to producing quality products and conquering a position in the market, Slide continues to expand its brand activities and created SLIDE EVENTS in 2007 and SLIDEart in 2011.
KONCORD, design by Karim Rashid, winner of 2009 GOOD DESIGN™ awards.
Born in France, he now lives and works in Italy as a Designer; specializing in plastic materials and their processing technologies. A graduate from E.N.S.A.D. in Paris and a recipient of the "Brook Stevens" award from the international design competition in 1967.
Between 1968 and 1974 as a apprenticeship in France, he began to work on industrial design projects for French companies in very different sectors.
In 1970, he joined the "France Design" group and continued to specialize in plastic products. He has designed products for the most wide-ranging sectors, demonstrating his ability to understand and assimilate various production technologies in response to the requests received.
After years spent dedicating most of his efforts to the sports and industrial sectors, his activity has branched out into furniture, including the technical-specialized segment, where he works with prominent companies. He is also active in the area of teaching, and holds conferences and workshops at design schools and universities in Italy and abroad.View other products by Marc Sadler