He remembers having spent his childhood under his father's drawing tables, passing hours stitching, cutting, gluing and grinding, disassembling bicycles, motorbikes and other objects. Endless hours, an entire life spent dismantling and reassembling anything that fell into his hands, reconstructing his surrounding world. He continues to shake the traditions and culture of the world's major cities, with the interior design of the restaurant at Hong Kong's Peninsula Hotel (1994), the Teatron in Mexico (1995), the Delano Hotel a Miami (1995), the Modrian in Los Angeles (1996), the Asia de Cuba restaurant in New York (1997), as well as an entire series of ongoing projects in London and elsewhere. His skill lies in being able to transform instantly the object of the commission into a place filled with charm, pleasure and encounters. He tirelessly modifies everyday life, exalting the deepest roots of existence in his changes. His increasing fascination with life has now led him to create clothes, underwear, footwear, glasses, food, and always with the conviction that his design respects nature and the future of humankind. In the exhibits of museums all around the world, in Paris, New York, Munich, London, Chicago, Kyoto and Barcelona, his work is considered to be that of a master. He has received numerous prizes and awards: designer of the year, the Oscar de luminaire (1980), the title of Officier des Artes et des Lettres (1985), Compasso d'Oro ADI (2001), Show Boats in Munich (2003), and many others.The interplay between thickness and lightness characterizes the Dr. Glob series, which makes use of steel and polypropylene to obtain structural rigidity and eye-catching contrast. Along with Miss Global, Dr. Glob was the first chair produced in plastic with angular lines. The seat of the Dr. Glob Chair, made of a special plastic compound to create a warm, soft, opaque quality, is attached to a steel backrest that prolongs the structure of the rear support legs. The Dr. Glob series is versatile and built to last, stackable up to ten chairs high and suitable for the outdoors. This Dr. Glob Chair is a wonderful piece for design enthusiasts who seek durability and practicality in addition to style.
|Dr. Glob Chair||28.75" H x 19" W x 18.75" D||8.12 lbs|
|Product Category:||Outdoor Dining Chairs|
|Seating Type:||Without Cushion|
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Kartell Dr. Glob Chair
A creative team of world famous designers including Ferruccio Laviani, Alberto Meda and Philippe Stark, together with Kartell, have developed a special intuition through dialogue and the continual exchange of design ideas. This has served to establish a perfect equilibrium between the designers' project experience, their ability to and the demands of the company.
In its 55 years of existence, Kartell has won prestigious international awards including 9 Gold Compass awards. Today Kartell exports 75 percent of its products to 85 countries worldwide. Lasting success and a daring challenge on the market combine with the continual desire to innovate and reinvent.