Artist/ Designer: Jasper Morrison
b. 1959, London
Title: Thinking Man's Chair
Medium: Tubular and flat fabricated steel
Dimensions: 4.5" h x 4.25" x 5.75"
Manufacturer: Vitra Design Museum
Details: Early prototype for the miniature (1:6 scale) from the Vitra Design Museum with original wooden crate. In excellent condition. Original chair design from 1986 produced by Cappelini in Italy. This miniature no longer in production. Only one available.
Notes from the Archive: Jasper Morrison prototyped the full size version of this design for an exhibition of chairs in Japan. The original was in this terra-cotta color, and included hand-written dimensions that emphasized the shape of the chair. Morrison's concept was for this to be a chair for contemplation and deep thoughts. "Drink trays" can be fitted into the armrests as small tables and the finish was suitable for outdoor use. Note on this 1:6 scale miniature version "drink trays" are not removable.
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