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The Iconic HUDSON Chair by Philippe Starck

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Philippe Starck

HUDSON CHAIR work of the world renowned furniture and industrial designer Philippe Starck has easily found itself a place in the pantheon of the quintessential modern furniture design pieces. The chair was initially designed by Starck for the Hudson Hotel in New York.

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Working with Emeco has allowed me to use a recycled material and transform it into something that never needs to be discarded a tireless and unbreakable chair to use and enjoy for a lifetime. It is a chair you never own, you just use it for a while until it is the next persons turn. A great chair never should have to be recycled. This is good consideration of nature and man kind. – Philippe Starck describing the design.

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The shiny Hudson Chair is also one of the few furniture pieces acquired for the archives of the famed museum MoMA. Hudson is hand-crafted in the United States from specially prepared recycled aluminium materials.

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The design is actually the first ever EMECO and Philippe Starck collaboration. The self reflective look of the used aluminum is achieved by more than 8 hours of polishing every single chair. Hudson is also available in a few forms, polished and brushed as well as an armchair (in both versions).

Further reading official website of the designer starck.com.

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