Sphere Table designed by Hella Jongerius for Vitra
Hella Jongerius, birthed 1963 in de Meern, Netherlands, learnt design at the Industrial Design Academy in Eindhoven. She consequently brought in international focus via her help the Dutch style label Droog Style. She taught at the Layout Academy in Eindhoven from 1998-99, functioning as head of the division Living/Atelier from 2000-04. In 2000, she launched the layout center JongeriusLab in Rotterdam, where she makes, produced and markets many of her styles-- mainly crockery, furnitures, jars and textiles. Hella Jongerius' job often blurs the borders in between design and handicrafts, or art and innovation. Together with Jasper Morrison and Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, Hella Jongerius has made major contributions to the gradually increasing Vitra House Collection.MochiThe brand-new seating alternative Mochi is suitable both as a piece of furniture and as a colourful accessory in all kinds of living locations. Like all styles of Hella Jongerius, Mochi bears the clear signature of the Dutch designer: The soft seating furnishings with its caring specifics and various contrasting color combinations makes a strong statement in any sort of living environment. Mochi is both an unplanned seats choice and an ornamental footrest for lounge chairs and couches.Sphere Table Sky & Sphere Table SunThe Sphere Table was developed as part of the redesign of the North Delegates Lobby at the seat of the United Nations in in New york city that Hella Jongerius was commissioned to complete. As part of the strategy of the basic overhaul of the structure, she incorporated specially designed furnishings. The Sphere Table is the very first of these items that Vitra is now embeding industrial manufacturing.The Sphere Table is a solid timber table with a big half-sphere of opalescent acrylic glass, likewise called "Bubble". This can be connected both to the left and the ideal side of the table and hence offers lots of scope for change to specific necessities of the home office-- given that below the Sphere Table is suitable and can be screened off from the space with the Bubble. The Sphere Table combines a futuristic-looking sphere with the familiar prototype of a typical table and therefore makes a declaration in any sort of environment.Polder SofaPolder Sofa includes a mix of textiles, shades, commercial components and craft details. The name and the style refer to the normal Dutch 'polder' landscape: the artificial land recovered from the sea by means of long horizontal dykes and intersecting drainage canals. Polder Sofa was Jongerius' firstindustrially developed piece of furniture and marked the beginning of an extreme collaboration with Vitra.Dragon Fly tableThis table limited to only 8 items was exhibited at Galerie Kreo in Paris, at the celebration of the "O.K." event. O.K. here stands for the Bostonian interpretation of the renowned 19th century abbreviation "Oll Korrect". The event provided totally brand-new pieces developed outside the suggestions of monographic and particular exhibits. All pieces are essential and meaningful, consecrated in the line of job of each of the designers. Each piece was never ever seen just before, off the beaten track and produced from varied products.