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Gossip Chair

Oooh, look, it’s the return of my old favorite, the Louis Ghost chair by Philippe Starck — and this time it’s turned up on one of television’s best “guilty pleasures”: Gossip Girl. The people who dress this show have shown

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Ghost of a Ghost

Longtime readers may remember me blogging about the Louis Ghost chair designed by Philip Starck. I loved the layers of meaning written into the chair: an ultra-modern design that also works as a ghostly commentary on the history of furniture.

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I’ve talked here before of my love of Kartell’s sexy plastic chairs. Kartell produces the Louis Ghost, plus other Philip Starck designs… If you share my love, you should check out this interview with the owner and president of Kartell

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See Through This

I’ve mentioned a couple of times on this blog my fondness for Philip Starck chairs — well, the other day I got a treat when I walked by Kartell, the company that specializes in producing and selling Starck’s high-tech plastic

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Mission Impossible

Philip Starck has done it again!  The hot news in chairland is his Mr Impossible line, so called because no one dreamed such a design would be possible using current technology. A two-tone chair in molded plastic?   Fantasy! they

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Ghost chair

Do you ever worry your furniture is haunting you?  It might feel that way with Philip Starck’s much-admired Louis Ghost chair.  This elegant side chair in clear molded polycarbonate plastic is meant to evoke the simple lines and curves of

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