Papyrus Chair by Kartell
Set of 2
designed by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec
With the Louis Ghost Chair, Kartell created a landmark statement in furniture design: older, antiquated forms can be reborn with new materials with startling success. The Papyrus Chair makes a similar statement. Crafted by the Bouroullec brothers, knows for a deeply conceptual style, Papyrus is a remake of the archetypal antique rush chair, when chair design focused on a robust form.
This Kartell chair combines a narrow vertical pebbling with a translucent support, spanning the entire outside of the rounded backrest. Papyrus is lightweight at just 12.5 pounds, yet its seat is comfortable and welcoming. The Kartell Papyrus Chair is suitable for both indoor and outdoor use.
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Materials & MeasurementsMaterials: Transparent or batch-dyed polycarbonate.
Overall: 31.1" h x 23.63" w x 19.29" d
Seat height: 17.33"
Weight: 12.5 lbs
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Environmental InformationContrary to the common idea, products in plastic materials are highly ecological for the reason that they can be recycled (with the exception of polyurethane, little used in Kartell products). Thus, Kartell products can be easily recycled. In order to simplify the recycling process, the various components of Kartell products can be easily separated and reduced to elements made of one single material. Moreover, the plastic parts of each product carry, clearly printed, an identification mark to determine the correct classification of the different kinds of plastic and their effective recycling.
About The Manufacturer
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.
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DesignerRonan and Erwan Bouroullec
Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, born 1971 and 1976, respectively, in Quimper, France, studied at the Ecole Nationale des Arts Decoratifs in Paris and at the Eole des Beaux-Arts in Cergy-Pontoise. Ronan began independent design work immediately after completing his studies, while his brother, who was still in school, assisted him. Since 1999, both brothers have worked together as joint partners in their own design firm. Their work ranges from small utilitarian objects to architectural projects. In addition to the design of domestic and office furniture, vases, porcelain dishware, jewelry and diverse home accessories, a primary focus of their work is the design and organization of interior space. Today, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec design for numerous manufacturers, namely Vitra, Kartell, Established and Sons, and Cappellini. At the same time, they maintain an experimental activity which is essential to the development of their work at Galerie kreo, Paris, where four exhibitions of their designs have been held between 2001 and 2008.
Shipping & Delivery
The Kartell Papyrus Chair usually arrives within 3-6 business days from the date of purchase.
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Q: Can Papyrus be used outside?
Yes, Papyrus is suitable for outside use.
Q: Can this chair be stacked?
Yes, it stacks 4 chairs high.
Kartell furniture come with a 1-year warranty.