This unusual shape of the engaging Skull Chair is coming from the drawing board of promising designer Vladi Rapaport. Inspired by the dutch paintings from 16th and 17th century the designer brought a contemporary view of the skull as a design object.
From the Designer:
The 'Skull Chair' is part of my 'Vanitas' collection which is a collection of products inspired by the Dutch vanitas still-life paintings from the 16th and 17th century. The characteristic type of paintings where symbols of emptiness, time and death were placed on the canvas as a reminder of the vanity of earthly life. My goal was to combine the idea of thinking about death with a modern design vision and to allow the user of the product to enjoy every moment of his life by surrounding himself with the Vanitas symbols. This creates an environment that makes you understand the mortality and the absurdity of the present, but does so by letting you enjoy the very moment by giving an authentic and interesting product experience.
Project: Skull Chair
Designed by Vladi Rapaport