Vimini - Milano 18

The Vimini collection came about following a conversation we had about Nanna Ditzel and her Basket chair; apart from both being designed by women, we have much in common.

We called it Vimini because it means wicker in Italian and it sounds like Bimini, an island I like. We used just the right amount of outdoor wicker with a rougher wooden frame. It doesn't have the same modernist spirit as the Basket but it's familiar enough that, when you get close, it stirs a memory and makes you feel at home. That's what it was, more or less—an object of memory.

The chair consists of a basket with large backrest cushions. Seen from the side and back it has that modernist look. The braiding is traditional, your classic outdoor fibre.

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Patricia Urquiola

Designer (2018)

Spanish architect based in Milan, she stands out for the original designs of objects and furniture that she produces for the best and most important international firms. The designer of some of the most emblematic pieces in the current range, she created the Maia...

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Kettal

Brand

Kettal is a global industry leader with almost 50 years of experience in bringing stylish contemporary outdoor furniture to discerning customers. The Spanish company is well known for developing award-winning collections in close collaboration with leading contemporary designers such as Patricia Urquiola and Marcel Wanders,...

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