The line between sculpture and design is very thin in Ron Arad’s work. His creations, whether functional or purely aesthetic in nature, are characterized by motion, by soft lines that give all his works a highly dynamic orientation despite their primitive, simple forms. Ron Arad’s creative process sets out by experimenting with the expressive potential of materials, transcending mere functionality to create objects which are highly plastic and expressive and can be reworked to become products for large-scale distribution.That’s what happened also with the bench Folly.
Troy is a concept of remarkable simplicity and comfort that gives shape to practically endless possible variations, playing on the use of different materials, combinations and seat types.
Sometimes normality can be the fruit of a lengthy process of study and refining.
Linnut (the Finnish word for birds) is a collection of birds developed in collaboration by Magis, Iittala and Oiva Toikka, starting from the collection Birds, the blown glass birds designed by Oiva
Sam Son is an easy armchair with a hint of a car toon character. Supported on four stilt legs, the armchair features a softly suspended seat shell between a giant,
Bombo - presented for the first time in 1996 - is an object which has since become part of the collective imagination as the contemporary stool par excellence.
Steelwood Chair is the meeting point between two traditional materials, steel plate and solid beech wood, combined in an assemblage of remarkable technical and formal excellence.
When Magis started to work on this collection with Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, the idea was to work with an ancient fabrication process and give it a new visual language.
Modular through and through: The new Costume sofa system from Stefan Diez is pragmatic, transformable and protects resources – it’s the easy-going companion we wish for today.
Tom and Jerry-The Wild Bunch
Tom and Jerry is the redesign of a classic furniture typology: the workshop stool.
Chair_One is a truly unique seat. The shell is a structure of flat geometric shapes that join up around the edges, like a soccer ball.
Affordable, versatile and responsible: with Bell Chair, Konstantin Grcic and Magis have developed a contemporary monobloc chair made entirely from recycled polypropylene.
Air-Chair is not just a plastic chair: it takes its name from the “air-moulding” technology that makes it possible to create highly resistant yet super-lightweight products out of polypropylene add
From 1978 onwards, the “Proust armchair” by Alessandro Mendinwas produced in many versions, using different colours, materials and dimensions, and was even made of ceramics and bronze.