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Item #: KTLRITA

Lovely Rita Wall Shelf by Kartell

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Lovely Rita by Kartell
designed by Ron Arad

The concept of a curved wall shelf disguised in another form resurfaces in Lovely Rita, the unique bookshelf that resembles a sinuous ribbon. Rita can exist as a single wall shelf or can be fitted side-by-side with a series of modules to form an arrangement of curvy shelves snaking across your wall.

Multiple Rita shelves shown here

Materials & Measurements

Materials: Batch-dyed fire-retardant PVC (polyvinyl chloride)

Dimensions:
Overall: 7.5" h x 39.4" w x 7.85" d
Weight: 5.94 lbs.

About The Manufacturer

KartellCreativity 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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Designer

Ron AradRon Arad
Born in Tel Aviv in 1951, Ron Arad studied at the Jerusalem Academy of Art from 1971 - 1973, before moving to London, where he studied at the Architectural Association from 1974 - 1979. In 1994, he established the 'Ron Arad Studio', design and production unit in Como, Italy. His London studio has increasingly produced individual pieces made of sheet steel, and he always mischievously exploits their formal and functional possibilities to the fullest. The sculptural forms often have an unexpected impact which first emerges during use, and are just as much a result of graphic design as the experimental work that goes on in the workshop. Arad's work has been widely featured in many design/architectural books and magazines world-wide. He has exhibited at many major museums and galleries throughout the world and his work is in many public collections including, among others, the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Victoria & Albert Museum, London, and The Vitra Design Museum, Germany.

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Product Q&A


Q: Can the Lovely Rita be used outside?
A: No, it is not suitable for outside use.

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    How many lb can it hold
    Asked on 3/12/2011 by Anonymous

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    • Smart Furniture Staff Reviewer

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      Kartell does not establish a weight bearing capacity for the Lovely Rita. If its anything like the Bookworm (http://www.smartfurniture.com/products/Kartell-Bookworm.html) this piece is sturdy and can support the weight of books placed on the flat sections easily.

      Answered on 3/14/2011 by Melanie from Smart Furniture
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Warranty


Lovely Rita comes with a 1-year warranty.