Chubby

designer: Alain Gilles
year of design: 2016
material: silvered glass, upholstery fabric

“The idea behind the “Chubby Stool” was to create a piece in glass that conveyed a real warmth and that could really be comfortable. Hens its generous forms and friendly curves. The outer shape of the stool is like a revolved curve of an iconic milk stool. The combination of the fabric and glass creates an unexpected feeling since these two materials are almost never associated together on a single product. The upholstered cushion could be screwed on the blown glass base provided that a metal support with a screw can first be glued to the Glass. This would enable you to fix any upholstered top to any colored base on stock, or to remove the redo the upholstering if needed one day…”

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