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The Wiggle Stool was designed by Frank Gehry and belongs to the "Easy Edges" series from the early 1970s, a furniture family which perfectly proves Gehry's penchant for unusual materials. And equally unconventional construction methods and ideas of aesthetics. Distributed today by Vitra, the very stable Wiggle Stool is crafted from cardboard, layer upon layer built and formed and then held firmly in place thanks to the statics inherent in its unconventional form. The cooperation between Frank Gehry and the Swiss manufacturer Vitra is long established, among other projects Gehry is responsible for the company's headquarters in Basel and the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein.
Dimensions in mm
|Material||Chair: Corrugated cardboard
Side elements: Fibreboard
|Care||The cardboard should never be allowed to become wet, the side panels can however be wiped with a soft damp cloth. Dust can be vacuumed.|
|Certificates & Sustainability||Vitra conform to
ISO 9001: 2008 (Quality management systems)
ISO 14001: 2004 (Environmental management systems)
|Product family||Wiggle Side Chair|
|Datasheet||Click for more information (ca. 0,2 MB).
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