Marcel Wanders New Antiques Lounge Chair for Cappellini c.2015
This is an original Marcel Wanders New Antiques Lounge Chair that was designed for Cappellini. It has a black matte lacquered structure and its seat is covered in black embossed leather. This is the largest of the series of New Antiques. However, this chair is no longer in production. The back cushion is removable to reveal the elegant back of the chair. Cappellini is currently selling the smaller version of this chair. The piece is in good condition with a pea size dent on the top rail and minor blemishes on the leg. There is also a small split on leather on the left hand side of the seat.
- CREATOR Marcel Wanders (designer), Cappellini (Manufacturer)
- DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.2015
- MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Embossed Leather, Wood.
- CONDITION Good.
- DIMENSIONS H 24 in. x W 30.25 in. x D 28.75 in. Seat 13.5 in.
Marcel Wanders (born 1963) is a Dutch designer in the Powerhouse studio in Amsterdam, who designs architectural, interior and industrial projects. He became internationally known by his Knotted Chair. Born in Boxtel, Wanders graduated cum laude from the Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Institute of the Arts Arnhem after being expelled from the Design Academy Eindhoven.
In 2000 he opened his studio in Amsterdam. In 2001 Wanders co-founded the design label Moooi, of which he is co-owner and art director. Wanders works as product and interior designer and art director in his Powerhouse studio with around 50 international design specialists. They have realized projects for premium brands such as Alessi, Bisazza, KLM, Flos, Swarovski and Puma.