4867 Side Chair by Kartell Set of 2 designed by Joe Colombo
Seating that combines aesthetics with convenience-minded design. The grooves cut into the side of this Kartell chair make it easy to stack chairs on top of each other (3 can stack at a time). The sides of 4867 are flat- enabling its owner to place numerous chairs beside each other. A central opening in the middle of the seat makes moving it around a breeze.
Joe Colombo Born in 1930, Joe Colombo experimented in various forms of art, from informal painting to furnishings. After 1963, he devoted himself to industrial design for mass-production. By experimenting new materials and using the most advanced technologies, he created a kind of "machines for living" habitat of the future: multi-function mobile units, like "Visiona 1","Total Furnishing", "Roto-Living","Cabriolet-Bed" and "Mini-Kitchen". He has been awarded many prizes and many of his works have been exhibited and included in the most important museum collections all over the world.
Creativity and technology, glamour and functionality, quality and innovation: a combination of extraordinary factors together with a strategic vision of distribution has contributed to the lasting success of Kartell. By cultural and entrepreneurial choice, since its origins in 1949 the Italian manufacturer has chosen to characterize itself as the market leader in the production of designers articles which use technology and plastic materials. This choice requires a great understanding of materials and transformation technology. A leader in furniture design, Kartell addresses an international audience with a collection unique in originality, variety, size, and range.