Mirror Chair, from Skin collection, 2013
A chair rescued from the trash heap is wrapped in leather scraps, providing a new skin and an opportunity to re-examine our relationship with everyday objects. The stark, geometric, mirror back stands in contrast to the organic forms created by the leather wrappings, and the new anatomy generated by familiar materials used in unexpected ways creates an object that is both recognizable and alien.
It is credited
Museum purchase from designer.
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Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 80 × 60 × 45 cm (31 1/2 × 23 5/8 × 17 11/16 in.)
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.