Eugeni Quitllet – Photo © Architonic
Describing himself as a ‘Disoñador’, a combination of the Spanish words designer and dreamer, Eugeni Quitllet likes to enter another dimension when designing objects and furniture. He believes that there should always be something magical in the object.
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‘Tabu’ chair by Eugeni Quitllet for Alias
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'Light-Air' by Eugeni Quitllet for Kartell
This poetic lamp seems to elude the laws of gravity: The lamp shade floats inside the transparent frame and seems to materialise the most intangible thing: light.
Philippe Starck with his 'Play' series for DEDON
There are only a few designers who polarise as much as Philippe Starck does. After I saw his fantastic speach for Ted I decided to belong to those who love him.
Recently during this year’s Milan fair the Paris based designer presented his new outdoor furniture series ‘Play’ he created together with Eugeni Quitllet for the German manufacturer DEDON. The heart of the ‘Play’ family is the stackable lightweight chair which is composed of a moulded polypropylene frame and optional kinds of coverings: solid teak, mirror-finish aluminium or hand-woven synthetic fiber, the higly durable material that has made DEDON famous the world over.
'Play' chairs and dining table by Philippe Starck
“PLAY will be offered in several colour ways, combinations and melanges of chalk and carbon, stone and terracotta, and bronze. With or without armrests, ‘Play’ has inspired also ‘Play’ with DEDON, a collaboration that encompasses the ‘Bistro’ table, with its glazed porcelain ceramic tabletop that stands on a central pedestal made of moulded polypropylene, and ‘Dining’, a four-legged table in mirror-finish aluminium and profiled in aluminium, and which, thanks to the use of an inert compound of powdered bamboo and plastic, looks just like real wood.”
'Play' dining table by Philippe Satck and Eugeni Quitllet
'Play' chairs and bistro table by Philippe Starck and Eugeni Quitllet
Beside all this DEDON came up with a spirited ad campaign developed in collaboration with the famous fashion photographer Bruce Weber. The beautiful images of the photo shoot have been published in a limited edition book which is available on DEDON’s website.
DEDON 'Coming Home' coffee-table book with photographies by Bruce Weber
'Coming Home' photos by Bruce Weber for DEDON
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