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HAL Ply Tube

Jasper Morrison, 2012

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The combination of a plywood seat shell and an understated four-legged base in chrome-plated or powder-coated tubular steel makes HAL Ply Tube one of the most elegant and highly versatile versions in the HAL family of chairs by Jasper Morrison.
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Colours (Glides) (2)
Material description
  • Glides: colour matched to the small attachment parts for the seat shell, choice of white (except HAL Wood and HAL Ply Wood) or basic dark. All bases fitted with glides for carpet; felt glides optionally available for hard floors.
  • Seat shell: plywood (USA).
  • Base: four-legged base in tubular steel, non-stackable, chrome-plated or powder-coated in ivory or basic dark.
Product family
HAL
'Special is generally less useful than normal': this statement sums up Jasper Morrison's guiding principle for creating designs that are 'super normal' rather than extraordinary, showing deference to the dictates of daily life – just like HAL. As a reinterpretation of the multifunctional shell chair, HAL comprises a versatile seating family with a clean contemporary look. The shape of the seat shell provides great freedom of movement in a variety of sitting positions – even sideways or astride…
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This product was designed by
Jasper Morrison
Jasper Morrison lives and works in London and Tokyo. His designs are expressions of the 'super normal' design philosophy: rather than seeking unusual or extravagant results, he often breathes new life into proven solutions by means of reinterpretation, further development and refinement. He has worked together with Vitra on a regular basis since 1989.
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