Driade Leonardo Candle Holder Borek Sipek | Panik Design
Driade Leonardo Candle Holder Borek Sipek | Panik Design
Driade Leonardo Candle Holder Borek Sipek | Panik Design
Driade Leonardo Candle Holder Borek Sipek | Panik Design
Driade Leonardo Candle Holder Borek Sipek | Panik Design
Driade Leonardo Candle Holder Borek Sipek | Panik Design
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Driade Leonardo Candle Holder Borek Sipek

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Driade Leonardo Candle Holder Borek Sipek

Driade Leonardo Candle Holder Borek Sipek - elegant candleholder with a transparent base and red-green-amber decorations…resembling a delicate flower.

Designed: 2001

Origin: Italy

Clear glass candle holder with green, amber and red decorations.

Size: H 44 cm, Dia 15 cm.

borek sipek (1949-2016). after studying interior design at the school for arts and crafts in prague (1964-68), he went to germany to study architecture at the kunsthochschule in hamburg, and to stuttgart to study aesthetics and philosophy. in 1983 he moved to the netherlands and set up the design office that would provide a base for his subsequent explorations of oriental and occidental arts and crafts. his fateful encounter with driade, which resulted in furniture, objects and ideas that would eventually find their way into the eidos, malastrana and follies collections, also dates from his period. sipek's systematic revisitations of traditional craft techniques and materials have won him not only several prestigious awards (including, in 1991, the croix chevalier dans l'ordre des arts et des lettres from the french government, and in 1993, the prins bernard fons prize for architecture and the applied arts), but also, and perhaps more importantly , an international reputation as an imaginative and versatile artist adept at playing off traditional certainties against modern(ist) uncertainties. when appointed prague castle architect by czech president vaclav havel, he worked from 1992 to 1996 on architectural detailing and other features of joze plecnik's orderly 1920s conception, redesigning the state rooms and creating new exhibition rooms. while maintaining his major interest in art, he has also worked increasingly as an architect.

About the brand

Driade is an Italian furniture and design company known for its avant-garde and artistic approach to furniture and home accessories. Founded in 1968 by Enrico Astori, Driade has collaborated with numerous renowned designers and architects to create unique and innovative products.

Driade has a long history of collaborating with internationally recognized designers, including Philippe Starck, Konstantin Grcic, Patricia Urquiola, and many others. These collaborations have resulted in a diverse range of products that showcase creativity, experimentation, and cutting-edge design.

Driade has produced several iconic furniture collections that have become design classics. For example, the "Tokyo-Pop" collection by Tokujin Yoshioka features sculptural and futuristic seating, while the "Nemo" chair by Fabio Novembre combines a human-shaped form with intricate details. These collections exemplify Driade's commitment to pushing the boundaries of design.

Their outdoor collections include chairs, tables, loungers, and other accessories that feature weather-resistant materials and distinctive design elements.

The Driade Roly Poly Armchair designed by Faye Toogood is highly regarded for its artistic expression and comfort. It is a standout piece that combines sculptural aesthetics with functional seating. For more detailed information, including specific availability and color options, I recommend visiting the official Driade website or contacting authorized retailers who can provide you with accurate and up-to-date information about the Roly Poly Armchair.

Driade's products are sought after by design enthusiasts and collectors who appreciate the brand's unique approach to design and its ability to blend art with functional furniture. The company's commitment to innovation and collaboration has established it as a prominent player in the contemporary design scene.

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