This remarkably simple and intuitive object follows a ten-year collaboration with the renowned designer and a continuous relationship with the Shiro Kuramata foundation which is dedicated to the research of the artist/designer's many projects.
Designed in 1968, Steel Pipe is a cart where form and function are immediate but distinguished by the refined aesthetics of Shiro Kuramata: it has a clear reference to the curves of the Sofa with armchair. Steel Pipe, proposed in the black and white tones that characterize most of his projects, has an iron structure epoxy powder coated matt black with a white laminate top, black cover and grey plastic wheels.
Structure: Matt black exopy powder painted iron tube.
Caster: Matt black carter, grey plastic caster available for semisoft surfaces.
Shiro Kuramata was a Japanese designer from 1965 when he founded the Kuramata Design Office in Tokyo until he died in 1991. Kuramata designed some of the most significant and lasting pieces ever produced. His significance in western design was shown first in Memphis, then with Cappellini in 1987. Cappellini celebrated his talent and made him its choice designer to introduce the Cappellini brand on the international stage. His work can be seen in the permanent collections of the Museum of Decorative Arts in..