Superheroes by Cappellini

Superheroes

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Designer Glimpt
Launched in 2012
Architonic id 1170689

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A family of seating furniture, where the large stool can also be used as a table. Threads are rolled around a tubing that is attached to a metal frame, this process originates from a Vietnamese technique where paper thread is rolled around seagrass to make small bowls. Together they form a group of individuals, playing well together or on their own. The idea of Superheroes came following a journey to Vietnam where Glimpt visited different artisans, studying their techniques and finding inspiring materials and colours. After a while they came into contact with skilled seagrass and plastic weavers in Ho Chi Minh City. Glimpt also wanted to incorporate other influences in their work so they contacted the Swedish illustrator Malin Koort, who helped develop the patterns for the series. Glimpt likes to look at history and aesthetics of the countries they visit, keeping open mind and being inspired by the people, the country and the culture itself.

Size:
Small stool: cm ø45 x H36
Big stool: cm ø70 x H31
Armrest: diam. cm ø70 x H31/56.


Product group: Seating Lounge area / Waiting room Stools Armchairs Lounge chairs Poufs Ottomans closed base closed base divan base divan base without armrests without armrests with seat unpadded with seat unpadded with seat unpadded with seat unpadded with central base
Designer: Glimpt Studio

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