Monday, April 12, 2010

3 days until "Milan"

Alice Rawsthorn wonders in the New York Times whether or not the world needs another chair as
 aka the Milan Furniture Fair looms on the horizon.
(It opens Wednesday.)
I say not really (so does she) unless it is REALLY amazing.

So until that happens, let's bring back some overlooked classics like
the Sedia, designed by my hero, Enzo Mari, in 1974.

It is being reissued by Artek.
It comes unassembled in unfinished pine.
My hero shows how to assemble it:

Read Ms Rawsthorn's article

(all photos by Jouko Lehtola for Artek)

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