La Marie Chair by Kartell
Set of 2
designed by Philippe Starck
The world's first completely transparent chair, formed in a single polycarbonate mould. La Marie combines an essential design with an exceptionally robust and light structure to generate an intangible quality. An ingenious combination of lightness and strength, the result of a painstaking and meticulous research into its polycarbonate material, this item is scratch and shock resistant. Stacks 7 high.
About the Designer
Few designers have had an impact across the world of design like Philippe Starck. From modern furniture, restaurant interiors, to architecture, the French icon has made lasting impressions to all those exposed to his work. However, his most influential designs have been in the world of staggeringly original mass produced consumer goods. Renowned for his collaboration with the Italian design and manufacturing firm Kartell, Starck's most famous works include the Ghost Chair series and the Bubble Club group. Despite all his past achievements, he is still highly active in the world of modern design.
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.
Materials & Measurements
Materials: Transparent or batch-dyed polycarbonate
Overall: 34.5" h x 15.25" w x 20.5" d
Seat height: 18.1"