One glance and you understand what inspired this fresh and festive reinterpretation of the classic armchair. With Wanders’ Tulip chair, the tall sides and back curve like petals to create visual and acoustical privacy in open spaces—perfect for phone calls or one-on-one interactions. Mimicking a stem, a swivel base provides support. Upholstery is Pelle Frau® Color System leather, Ecopelle faux leather, or Kvadrat® fabric.
- Structure of the Chair Consists of A Fiberlgass and Resin Shell with Molded and Polyurethane Foam
- Seat is Comprised of A Poplar Plywood Frame with Elastic Belts and Polyurethane Foam Padding
- Swivel Base is Made of Natural Aluminum with A Clear Coating
- Height: 163 cm / 64.2 inch
- Seat Height: 43 cm / 17 inch
- Width: 87 cm / 34.2 inch >
- Depth: 87 cm / 34.2 inch
Cappellini Wanders Designed by:
- Marcel Wanders , 2010
"I have great respect for people and the world, and I think that should be the basis of design" - Marcel Wanders
This Dutch-born designer, was born in Boxter in 1963, and has to his credit more than 1,700 designs. He has worked for prestigious brands such as Alessi, Puma, KLM and Swarovsky. Wanders maintains a philosophy of creating an environment of love, passion and making dreams come true. This optimism, which he has imbued into his life’s work, has made him an award-winning designer. The Museum of Arts and Design in New York awarded him a Visionary Award in recognition of his contribution to the field of design in 2009 and the Good Design Award in 2011.
Wanders also designs architectural projects, such as the Kameha Grand hotel in Bonn, the Mondrian South Beach hotel in Miami and the Villa Moda store in Bahrain. In addition to running his studio, Wanders is co-founder and artistic director of the successful design label, Moooi.
He exhibits widely and his work is included in such significant museum collections as MoMA New York, The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, and the V&A Museum, London. Wanders has further published numerous books and is extensively profiled in the global media, appearing in such publications as the New York Times, Domus, The Financial Times and Wallpaper Magazine.
The aim of Marcel Wanders, who has designed everything from furniture to toys to clothes, is to recover the human touch in design. "I have great respect for people and the world, and I think that should be the basis of design," said Wanders.