Magis Spun Chair by Thomas Heatherwick, The British designer Thomas Heatherwick presented a chair resembling a spinning top at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan earlier this month called Spun Seat, the chair has been designed for Italian manufacturers Magis and is made of rotation-moulded plastic.
- Using a single profile and rotating it through 360 degrees, Spun is a functional spinning top.
- The seat can be used both indoors and outdoors.
- This item cannot be shipped outside Europe
Made from rotational moulded polyethylene.
The transparent colors are made of polycarbonate.
- Size Description
Diameter 90.1 cm (35.5″)
Height 65.2 cm (25.7″)
Thomas Heatherwick (born 17 February 1970) is an English Designer and the founder of London-based design practice Heatherwick Studio. Since the late 1990’s Heatherwick has emerged as one of Britain’s most gifted and imaginative designers. His innovative approach to design has earned him a reputation as an ‘ideas engine’. Since 2010 Heatherwick has exhibited a knack for projects that are intimately connected to a sense of national or local identity. These include the "2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics cauldron" the New Bus for London, the first new double Decker bus commissioned for London in 50 years, and the "UK pavilion at Expo 2010" . Other notable works include "The Rolling Bridge", East Beach Cafe and a plan for a biomass power station in BEI-Teesside. Heatherwick works with a team of over 80 architects, designers and makers from a combined studio and workshop in King’s Cross, London.