Part chair, part stool, part sculpture, this multifaceted object interprets the fundamentals of design in an intelligent, ironic way, offering a product that adds character and versatility to a diversity of situations in private and public.
Three pieces of beech plywood merge rigorous geometry with elegant curves. The central part develops upwards similarly to a backrest but can also work as a handle or an element to lean on.
True to Konstantin Grcic’s liberal design approach, Aka is a stool that encourages dynamic and unconventional ways of sitting, speaking to people that think outside the box and are open for making a statement.
Aniline-dyed beech plywood, natural or stained
- Size Description
H 74 cm, Seat H 46 cm, W 47 cm, Depth 57 cm
Konstantin Grcic was born in Munich, Germany in 1965. After training as a cabinet maker at Parnham College in England he studied design at the Royal College of Art in London from 1988-1990. <br /><br /> Konstantin Grcic creates industrial products widely described as pared down, simple, minimalist. <br /> What sets him apart from the minimalism in fashionalble currency today is that he defines function in human terms, combining maximum formal strictness with considerable mental acuity and humor.<br /><br /> Many of his products have received prestigious design awards. In October 2000 Konstantin Grcic is nominated "Guest of Honour" at the Interieur Biennial in Kortrijk/Belgium presenting an extensive show of his work. The MAYDAY-lamp produced by FLOS was selected into the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York and won the Compasso D'Oro in 2001.