This multi-faceted cube is an exciting object with transparent or mirrored parts which create a special atmosphere through the images it reflects. Optic is a container cube in PMMA which comes in two versions: closed with a door or with one open side. Its surface is strikingly decorated with square based transparent or mirrored pyramids, slightly in relief, which create a strong visual impact. Optic measures 41 x 41 x 41 cm. and offers a myriad of potential combinations including placing the cubes next to each other, stacking them or creating linear compositions. Depending on their quantity and arrangement, they can charmingly fulfil a wide variety of needs.
- Transparent or batch-dyed PMMA
- Width: 40 cm / 15.75 inch
- Height: 41 cm / 16.125 inch
- Depth: 40 cm / 15.75 inch
Kartell's company story shines through in each and every one of its products. A commitment to the ever changing and advancing technology and versatility of plastic, Kartell's primary material, is at the heart of this Italian design house. Design integrity and innovation is another core element of Kartell's operations, highlighted by its partnerships with internationally aclaimed designers. Kartell's design roster includes Philippe Starck, Partricia Urquiola, Enzo Mari, Piero Lissoni, Vico Magistretti, Alberto Meda, Ferruccio Laviani and Ron Arad, among other top talent.read more...
Over a 63 year history, Kartell has positioned itself in the forefront of contemporary interior design, building an impressive resume of prestigious awards including several Compasso d'Oro awards - the oldest industrial design award in Europe. New York's Museum of Modern Art is also a collector of Kartell for its permanent collection, including the iconic modular Componibili storage unit by Anna Castelli Ferrieri.
Kartell's comprehensive catalogue includes a vast selection of products ranging from wall hooks to sofas - all available in bold beautiful colours and, of course, in Kartell's signature material: plastic. Proving that plastic can be beautiful has been a challenging goal exquisitely achieved by this design company. Kartell's products can be found and celebrated in private homes and public spaces all over the world. www.kartell.it
Kartell Optic Cube Designed by:
- Patrick Jouin
Son of a craftsman and mechanical engineer, Patrick Jouin was born in 1967. He received a design degree from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle in Paris in 1992. In 1998 Patrick Jouin established his own firm and began projects in furniture design, interior design, industrial design and exhibition scenography. He began collaborating with major brands such as Renault, Nutella, Ligne Roset, Fermob, Cassina, Alessi and Kartell.
His design work places space and light at its center, blending tradition, modernity and sophisticated technology. In 2010, the Centre Pompidou mounted an exhibition of his work, Patrick Jouin - La substance design. The following year, the designer was awarded the Compasso d'Oro.