Product name Chair Composition 1 Condition Designed and Manufactured by Kuchik & Amitai Studio in Tel Aviv, Israel Product Description Year of design: 2014 The Chair Composition project includes 2 chairs: Chair Composition 1 and Chair Composition 2. Both Chairs are made of bent steel tubes and a plywood seat.The concept of the project is to combine 2 elements and colors, that together form a functional and constructional seating and create an interesting 3 dimensional graphic composition. This is achieved by strategically assembling the individual elements of the chair in an ergonomic and structural manner. In 2017, after 3 years of development, Chair Composition 2 was put into production by Cappellini and is now part of the Cappellini collection as "Chair 2". The new chair, combines not only two shapes and colors but 2 materials as well: The chair is made from a bent wood rod which composes the front legs and upper backrest and a steel bent tube which comprises of the back leg and the lower backrest.
The combination of the two materials and technologies allow to utilize the advantages of each materials special properties in a smart and aesthetic way: the steel legs give the chair its structural properties and the wood gives a warm and comfortable feeling to the body. Details Materia l: Plastic, Plywood, Medium-Density Fiberboard (MDF), Tubular Steel Size in cm (approximate sizes) : 73.5H X 55.5W X 52D Product type : Limited edition signed by makers (only one set ever made) Note : The chair that is the subject of this listing is a prototype and therefore colored in polyurethane paint which is less durable than powder coating, and have some color scratches and other small imperfections. Each chair will be sent in a separate package. Studio Gilli Kuchik & Ran Amitai was founded in 2009 by designers Ran Amitai (1980) and Gilli Kuchik (1983).
The designers met and became a couple in life and in design during their studies at the department of Industrial Design at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem Israel. The designers believe in a design process based on hands-on research and experimentation with materials and technologies and finding new ways of interpreting traditional and emerging production methods and object morphologies. The studio works in various fields of design and moves freely between the worlds of self-produced limited editions to mass produced design objects, whilst each of these worlds brings inspiration and context to the other. Since its establishment the studio has worked with leading companies in Israel and abroad, won numerous design awards and has exhibited and been featured in exhibitions and design publication around the world.
The works of the studio are part of Design Museum Holons permanent collection. In the shop you can find items that range between self produced series, limited editions, one of a kinds and prototypes. All items are designed made and crafted by the designers in their studio in Tel Aviv.
Studio Kuchik & Amitai is located in Tel Aviv, Israel. The item "Contemporary Chair, Bent Steel Tubes and Plywood Seat, Set of Two, Black & White" is in sale since Wednesday, December 11, 2019. This item is in the category "Home & Garden\Furniture\Chairs". The seller is "kuchikamitai" and is located in Tel Aviv. This item can be shipped worldwide.