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Basel Chair

Jasper Morrison, 2008

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With his design for the Basel Chair, Jasper Morrison has renewed the genre of classic wooden chairs. One immediately notices the chair's harmonious proportions, yet on closer inspection it also reveals a decisive innovation: the seat and back are made of plastic. The Basel Chair thus offers improved seating comfort over chairs made only of wood, with the two-tone variants making a particularly striking accent.
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Material description
  • Frame: beech, natural or black lacquer finish.
  • Seat and backrest: ASA plastic, dyed through.
  • Glides: fitted with plastic glides for carpet; felt glides for hard floors optionally available.
This product was designed by
ジャスパー・モリソン
ジャスパー・モリソンはロンドン、東京、パリの3箇所を拠点として活躍するデザイナーです。 彼は、「スーパーノーマル」という独自のデザイン哲学を掲げ、奇抜で豪華なデザインではなく、「究極のシンプル」とも言える、無駄なものを削ぎ落とした、実用的なデザインが特徴です。 彼は1989年から現在に至るまで、多くの製品をヴィトラとともに生み出しています。
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