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von Thomas Wagner | 25.04.2012
Takeoff chair is inspired by the archetypal outdoor seating of the fifties and sixties, but its technical/sartorial details and wide coloured feet, like suction cups, evoke soft landings, creating an almost futuristic feel. The textile mesh seat, hooked o
nto the tubular metal structure with straps borrowed from the sporting world, envelops the body like a shell. Its circular shape, hoisted atop slender legs, gives a playful appearance, like a creature from Star Wars, recently arrived from a distant planet
: firmly planted on the floor, thanks to its large, round feet, but ready for take off at any time. With a shape as simple as Giotto's O, its construction reveals all the skill of a concise, expert design.