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Vico Magistretti for Artemide, Set of Eight cream ‘Selene’ Chairs, 1969 Italy

Vico Magistretti for Artemide, Set of Eight cream ‘Selene’ Chairs, 1969 Italy

18,000.00 ₪Price

Vico Magistretti, a renowned Italian designer and architect, created the iconic 'Selene' chairs in 1969 for Artemide, a leading lighting and furniture company. These chairs, characterized by their sleek and minimalist design, are crafted from cream-colored molded plastic, showcasing Magistretti's innovative approach to materials and form. The 'Selene' chairs exemplify the mid-century modern aesthetic, balancing functionality with elegance. Their stackable design and fluid, sculptural lines make them not only visually appealing but also highly practical, embodying Magistretti's philosophy of merging simplicity with sophisticated design. This set of eight chairs remains a testament to Magistretti's enduring influence in the realm of contemporary furniture design.

Dimensions: (cm)

L47 D40 H76 SH45

Vico Magistretti (1920-2006) was an influential Italian architect and industrial designer, celebrated for his contributions to modern furniture and lighting design. Educated at the Politecnico di Milano, Magistretti became known for his innovative use of materials and his minimalist aesthetic. Throughout his career, he collaborated with renowned companies such as Artemide, Cassina, and Kartell, creating iconic pieces like the 'Eclisse' lamp and the 'Maralunga' sofa. His work earned numerous prestigious awards, including multiple Compasso d'Oro prizes. Magistretti's designs, characterized by their functional elegance and timeless appeal, have left a lasting legacy in the design world.

Artemide, founded in 1960 by Ernesto Gismondi and Sergio Mazza, is a prestigious Italian manufacturer renowned for its innovative lighting solutions. Based in Pregnana Milanese, the company has become synonymous with high-quality, design-forward lighting fixtures that blend functionality with aesthetic appeal. Artemide's collaborations with acclaimed designers like Vico Magistretti, Michele De Lucchi, and Richard Sapper have resulted in iconic products such as the 'Tolomeo' and 'Eclisse' lamps. Emphasizing sustainable design and cutting-edge technology, Artemide has garnered numerous international awards, solidifying its reputation as a leader in contemporary lighting design.

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