Chair “Ply Chair Open”
Jasper Morrison (born in1959)
United Kingdom, 1989
Vitra edition, Switzerland
Streamlined glued multiplex, birch
On long term loan from the Centre national des arts plastiques, 2006
Inv. FNAC 931098.1
© MAD, Paris / photo: Jean Tholance
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A graduate of the Royal College of Art, Jasper Morrison opened a design agency in London in 1986 and afterwards in Paris.
This chair is the result of three dimensions of cutting a sheet of birch plywood. Its elegant and stylised line is characteristic of Jasper Morrison’s minimal style, which prioritises the functionality of the object. The Ply-Chairs, of which a full backed version also exists, are the first collaboration of the British designer with Vitra.