"W.W." Stool

Designed by Philippe Starck, French, born 1949. Made by Vitra GmbH, Basel, Switzerland, 1934 - present.

Geography:
Made in Switzerland, Europe

Date:
Designed 1990

Medium:
Lacquered aluminum

Dimensions:
38 3/16 x 22 x 20 13/16 inches (97 x 55.9 x 52.8 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1997-24-1

Credit Line:
Gift of Vitra International AG, 1997

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In 1992 Starck designed a fantasy office environment for the German film director Wim Wenders. More sculpture than seating, the W.W. Stool was part of Starck's original design for Wenders's office, which Vitra has since put into limited production.