Frank O. Gehry is one of today's most important architects. Gehry likes to use unusual materials for his architecture and furniture. With the furniture series Easy Edges, from 1972, Frank Gehry gave a new and surprising aesthetic dimension to cardboard, an everyday material. Although they look amazingly simple, the pieces in Easy Edges owe their robustness and structural stability to the architectural quality of the designs. The Wiggle stool is vaguely reminiscent of traditional African stools and - like such predecessors - makes an attractive accent in any interior.
Approximately 60 layers of cardboard are held together by hidden screws with a fibreboard edging. Five models from the series - Side Chair, Wiggle Side Chair, Dining Table and Low Table Set - are now being produced by Vitra. Edges Wiggle stool is available in a natural edge color.
Our eyes can't help but follow the dramatic turns at the base of this chair. Sculptural and flowing, it is a dramatic look for an every day chair. Frank Gehry is well known for his use of unusual materials. With his "Easy Edges" furniture he...