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Design by Vico Magistretti.
Made in Italy by Kartell.
The Mauna-Kea Armchair offers an elegant seating solution with optimum durability for the home or office. The materials and technical characteristics, including zinc-coated screws, also render this chair quite suitable for the outdoors. Polished aluminum frame with a polypropylene seat and backrest offered in a variety of colors.
Material(s): Seat Frame: Painted Die-Cast Aluminum Leg And Backrest Frame: Polished Tubular Aluminum With Scratch-Resistant Coating Seat And Backrest: Smooth Batch-Dyed Or Painted Polypropylene
- Overall: 22.9" W X 30.4" H X 21.25" D
- Seat Height: 18.1"
- Arm Height: 25.6"
- Weight: 9.7 lbs.
Model(s): KRT-4806 4806
(1920 - 2006)
Vico Magistretti was an Italian industrial designer, known as a furniture designer and architect. He graduated from the Politecnico di Milano University in 1945 and became a follower of Ernesto Nathan Rogers. He initially worked in urban design in Milan. In the 1950s he moved into the field of mass-produced furniture and lamps working for companies such as Artemide, Cassina, De Padova, Flou, Fritz Hansen, Kartell, Schiffini and others.
Vico Magistretti's works have been shown in some of the most important museums in Europe, the United States, and Japan and are included in many permanent exhibitions around the world. He received many awards, including the Gold Medal at the 1951 Trienniale, the Grand Prix at the 1954 Trienniale, two Compasso d'Oro awards in the years 1967 and 1979 as well as the Gold Medal of the Chartered Society of Industrial Artists and Designers in 1986.
Kartell works with renowned designers such as Ron Arad, Antonio Citterio, Michele De Lucchi, Ferruccio Laviani, Piero Lissoni, patricia Urquiola, Vico Magistretti, Enzo Mari, Alberto Meda, Paolo Rizzatto and Philippe Starck, who all appreciate the wealth of knowledge that Kartell has about plastics technology and the innovative ways in which it can be effectively applied to items for modern living.
Kartell has over fifty years of experience in designing classic furniture from plastics which has made the company famous in the history of Italian and international design.
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