Kartell Honeycomb Chair by Alberto Meda, A folding chair with simple lines and an extremely elegant design, which was until now missing from the Kartell® product range. The product's functional features are fully consonant with its aesthetic qualities.
- Designed by Alberto Meda, the chair is synonymous with elegance, utmost functionality and infinite attention to constructional details. It's seat and backrest have a structure arranged in hexagonal modules, combining striking good looks with practicality and ergonomics .
- Honeycomb is a folding chair with a steel frame and a transparent plastic backrest and seat.
- The honeycomb structure of the seat and backrest ensures the sturdiness and lightness required of a folding chair, while its three-dimensional pattern magically reflects the light. Honeycomb is easy to close, lightweight and elegant.
Steel frame and a transparent plastic backrest and seat
- Size Description
Seating height 46 cm (17.9″)
Height 81 cm (31.9″)
Wide 44 cm (17.3″)
Deep 44 cm (17.3″)
- Color Description
Crystal (B4) White (E5) Smoke Grey (J1) Blue (J5)
Alberto Meda was born in 1945 in Tremezzina/Italy, studied mechanical engineering at the Milan Polytechnic. From 1972-79 he was technical director for Kartell, after which he worked as a freelance designer for companies including Alias, Alessi, Cinelli, Colombo design, Ideal Standard, Luceplan, Legrand, Mandarina Duck, Omron Japan, Philips and Olivetti. Between 1981-85 he also served as a project consultant for Alfa Romeo. His collaboration with Vitra began in 1984 and the first joint venture, Meda Chair, was presented in 1986. Since then Alberto Meda has worked closely with Vitra designed range of chairs for Vitra including MedaPro and MedaPal. Since 2003 Meda has taught at the University IUAV of Venice and lectured in places diverse as Chicago, St. Louis (Washington University), Stockholm, Boisbuchet (Vitra Design Museum Workshops), Miami, S?o Paulo, Ulm, Istanbul and Toronto. Some products are part of permanent collection of Museum of Modern Art of Toyama and The Museum of Modern Art in New York. Alberto Meda works and lives in Milan.