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Kartell Tokujin Yoshioka Smatrik Rocking Chair

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Kartell Tokujin Yoshioka Smatrik Rocking Chair

The constant interplay of design and technological innovation has led to the creation of Smatrik, the latest interpretation of a chair, designed by Tokujin Yoshioka. It has an innovative frame that creates a three-dimensional effect, which makes it look incredibly light and elegant. Indoor use only

Structure material: Painted Steel
Seating material: Polycarbonate
Third Material: Oak-Stained Wood Finish
Fireproof: Not Fireproof
Usage: Indoor

Height: 77 cm
Width: 67 cm
Depth: 61 cm
Seating height: 44 cm

The Designer: Tokujin Yoshioka was born in Saga Prefecture, Japan in 1967. Since childhood, influenced by Leonardo da Vinci, learnt painting, such as oil painting, and had particular interest in science. After graduating from the Kuwasawa Design School in Tokyo in 1986, he studied under the designers Shiro Kuramata and Issey Miyake.

Tornado / Design Miami 2007

He has designed for Issey Miyake and other global companies such as Cartier, Swarovski, Louis Vuitton, Hermès, Toyota, and Lexus, and has been announcing new works at Salone del Mobile Milano (world’s largest international furniture exhibition) in collaboration with Italian furniture brands, including Kartell, Moroso, Glas Italia and Driade. He has won many international awards, including Design Miami Designer of the Year, presented to a designer who has made the most significant contribution to design globally, Elle Deco International Design Awards Designer of the Year and Milano Design Award.

The Brand: A leading design company, founded in 1949 by Giulio Castelli and now run by Claudio Luti, Kartell is one of the symbols of Italian design around the world. A success story told through an incredible series of products – furniture, furnishings, lighting, home accessories – that have become part of the domestic landscape, not to mention actual contemporary design icons.

Kartell collaborates with the most prestigious international designers. The Kartell collection is multifunctional and of broad appeal, easy to use and beautiful to behold. Colour, irony, transparency, unique shapes and a play of the senses all come together to make unique pieces: Kartell product is immediately recognisable around the world for the emotion it generates, its durability and undisputed quality

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Tokujin Yoshioka
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Tokujin Yoshioka

Born in 1967. He worked with Shiro Kuramata and Issey Miyake and founded his own studio in 2000. Active in the fields of design, architecture and contemporary art, he is highly appreciated all over the world with works dealing with light and nature. The glass bench on display at the Musée d'Orsay called "Water Block" and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch are some of the many masterpieces. Many of his works are chosen as part of permanent collections in world-renowned museums, including MoMA, Musée National d'Art Moderne and Victoria and Albert Museum.

Kartell
About the brand

Kartell is a renowned Italian design brand that has established itself as a global leader in contemporary furniture and home accessories. Founded in 1949 by Giulio Castelli, the company has been at the forefront of innovative design, combining creativity, technology, and functionality to produce iconic products.

Kartell collaborates with internationally renowned designers and architects, such as Philippe Starck, Patricia Urquiola, and Ron Arad, to create unique and timeless designs. These partnerships have led to the development of iconic pieces like the Louis Ghost Chair, the Componibili storage system, and the Masters Chair, which have become symbols of contemporary design.

In addition to furniture, Kartell offers a wide range of home accessories, lighting fixtures, and lifestyle products. Their product portfolio encompasses a diverse array of items, from tables and chairs to lamps, vases, and kitchenware. Each product reflects Kartell's commitment to innovation, quality craftsmanship, and a distinctive aesthetic that combines simplicity, elegance, and functionality.

With its commitment to sustainable practices, Kartell also prioritizes environmental responsibility. The company employs eco-friendly production techniques and uses recyclable materials, ensuring that their products have a minimal impact on the planet.

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