October 15, 2014

Matelasse™ Vase - Crystal/Clear : Kartell


Patricia Urquiola Matelasse Vase by Kartell
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The Matelasse Vase is available from Stardust



Patricia Urquiola Matelasse Vase by Kartell
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The Matelasse Vase is available from Stardust



Patricia Urquiola Matelasse Vase by Kartell
Click above image to enlarge
The Matelasse Vase is available from Stardust



Patricia Urquiola Matelasse Vase by Kartell
Click above image to enlarge
The Matelasse Vase is available from Stardust


Over the years, urquiola has worked with many well-known furniture houses, including moroso, de padova, agape, b&b, alessi, driade, foscarini, kartell, flos, molteni, and artelano. She has received numerous design awards including a&w designer of the year and design prize cologne, and is sought after as a speaker at conferences and universities across the globe. Patricia graduated from the faculty of architecture of the technical university of madrid in graduated in 1989. In 1991, as head of the product development team at de padova, she designed her first commercial furniture pieces in collaboration with vico magistretti. Her work was deemed highly imaginative, yet functionally pragmatic, an appealing combination that has defined her work for the last two decades. The matelasse vase was designed by the spanish architect and designer patricia urquiola for kartell in italy. Displaying a blend of artistry and style, patricia urquiola's new creation enthralls everyone. Patricia urquiola's matelasse vase is a colorful and playful round container-vase, ideal for any room in the home. The distinctive features and special allure of this original vases is its particular conformation suggestive of a waffled fabric. A highly decorative design object that unites the softness of its core with its sturdy structure. The kartell matelasse vase comes in various colors. Select either transparent colors or solid glossy white- or black. A beautiful addition for the living room, lobby or office. Matelasse will bring a touch of elegance and style to any interior space. A colourful and playful round container-vase, ideal for any room in the home. The distinctive feature and special allure of these original vases lie in their particular conformation suggestive of a waffled fabric with irregular sinuosities caused by the different surface thicknesses. A design item uniting the softness of its core with its sturdy structure, made possible by the top quality plastic used in its manufacture. The matelassé vases come in various colours and can be transparent or opaque. A colorful and playful round container-vase, ideal for any room in the home. The distinctive feature and special allure of these original vases lie in their particular conformation suggestive of a waffled fabric with irregular sinuosities caused by the different surface thicknesses. A design item uniting the softness of its core with its sturdy structure, made possible by the top quality plastic in its manufacture. The matelasse vase comes in various colors and can be transparent or opaque. Manufactured by kartell. Spanish architect and designer patricia urquiola lives in milan where she runs studio urquiola, a firm that focuses on exhibitions, art direction, and architecture. Prior to starting her own company in 2001, she managed the design group lissoni associati. Urquiola says after more than 20 years in the industry, she's still not exactly sure how she arrives at a finished design. "all the little answers to the questions give you a sense of the product," she says. "it's a lot of work, the mood of the piece is what people catch - i just flow with the river and try to do things that are sincere, that anyone can understand."

Patricia Urquiola Matelasse Vase by Kartell
The Matelasse Vase is available from Stardust