Joe Colombo Lounge Chair
The Joe Colombo lounge chair by Kartell makes a stylish focal point in a modern home. The sleek, open silhouette has a welcoming personality and features a combination of eye-catching curves and sharp angles. The rounded back and deep seat provide comfort and support for an appealing feature. Thanks to the use of durable plastic, it is suitable for both indoor and outdoor use.
Manufactured in Italy and designed by Joe Colombo, the Joe Colombo lounge chair is sustainable for years to come. Various finishes are available to create a truly custom look.
- country of origin:Italy
- Assembly Required:No
- Shipping Charges:free
- Designed by Joe Colombo
- Made of transparent or batch-dyed PMMA
- Various finishes are available
- Suitable for outdoor use
- Manufactured in Italy
- 28¼"W × 25½"D × 22½"H
designed byJoe Colombo
Born in Milan in 1930, Cesare "Joe" Colombo had a multi-faceted career, starting as a painter and sculptor and eventually joining the family business of architecture and design. Colombo was very into activism, joining an avant-garde art movement in response to the anxiety of the nuclear bomb. In 1953, he started his first design project, creating a decorative ceiling for a jazz club. He continued to do freelance design while still painting until 1958 when his father became sick, and he gave up painting to join the family architecture business full-time with his brother.
Colombo continued to be experimental in his designs, making products and architecture projects that are different from the norm. He branched out on his own in 1962, opening a studio in Milan, where he designed Ski lodges and worked in product design. His furniture was bold, eye-catching, and geometrically inspired. Sadly, Colombo's design career was cut short when he died at age 41.
Kartell is a leading design firm that is internationally successful and has gained a respected reputation over the years. Founded in 1949, Kartell is known for its creativity and innovative use of material. The extensive inventory includes chairs, coffee and end tables, storage units, light fixtures, and pieces of decor. By pairing together functionality and glamor, the company's products are ideal for modern homes. All of their designs are original, experimental, and take advantage of technological advances for added appeal.
Kartell splits into two sectors, LABWARE, for laboratory materials, and HABITAT, dedicated to furniture, accessories, and lighting. By collaborating with many prominent designers, such as Philippe Starck, Marcel Wanders, Ron Arad, and Patrick Jouin, the company has received many awards and accolades to their name, and many of their creations are on display at museums around the world. Finding the perfect statement or accent piece for a modern home has never been easier with the collection of Kartell products.
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