Armchair designed by De Pas, D’Urbino, Lomazzi
Joe is a big comfortable chair in the form of a giant baseball glove, mounted on invisible wheels. With this project the designers, inspired by the poetics of Pop Art, gave material form to their admiration for the legendary American baseball star Joe Di Maggio. With a courageous shift of scale, they transformed the glove into a welcoming place to sit, inserting a hyperrealist figure borrowed from the world of art into the domestic environment.
It is a special edition curated by Centro Studi Poltronova for Design, on the occasion of Joe’s 50th anniversary.
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original project 1970 – Joe Plus special edition 2020
175 x 110 x 95[h] cm
steel frame and preformed polyurethane foam padding, cover made from 10 sq meters of high quality soft ecological fur
taffy pink, baby blue, dove gray
2020 Poltronova. La casa non domestica, Contemporary Cluster, Rome