The knotted chair is extremely light in weight thanks its construction of rope from aramid and carbon fibers, impregnated with and epoxy resin. During production, the chair hangs in a frame the epoxy to dry, leaving it’s final shape in the hands of gravity. The Knotted Chair was a result of Droog’s 1996 Dry Tech I project. This gold version is impregnated with a gold-resin.
Crochet table 2001: a gracious use of an unussual material.
Many ingreadiants in this design, as well as many others by Wanders, make the crochet table to a design icon. It’s frozen textile. The lace is impregnated with a resin and stays in shape after drying. It’s a industrial combined with a handcraft technique.
Sponge vase 2002: a vase of an amazing porcelain sponge
A vase usually is produced of porcelain or stoneware and will reflect the properties of that material in it’s design. Marcel Wanders used a sponge as a shape for a vase and developed a technique to produce porcelain objects without the use of plaster moulds. the manufacturing process gives the ability to show the intricate qualities of porcelain clay.
Fioole Black 2007: The Centre Piece, “Fioole Black’ is specially designed for the first Ceramic Gala in ‘s-Den Bosch, The Netherlands.
It’s name is inspired by Piet Fioole, co-founder of the Ceramic Foundation Den Bosch. The Fioole Black is a combination of traditional items of crockery and cutlery, cups and plates. Marcel Wanders has created several designs for Cor Unum, from witch this can be called a climax.
This CenterPieces were first presented in Milan in 2007. Afterwards the Center Pieces collection was exhibited in New York and later that year in Plovdiv, Bulgaria were thousands of visitors came to the exhibition.