“Quadri” Chair, designed 2007, AS EXHIBITED IN PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART!
Designed by Zanini de Zanine (Brazilian, born 1978)
Made by Móveis Schuster, Santo Cristo, Brazil
Cinamomo (chinaberry) wood
Zanine de Zanine is skilled at lending clever new inflections to familiar forms and materials, in this case the type of straightforward bentwood furniture ubiquitous in mid-century design. By splitting the seat and back into quadrants, he introduces a dynamic void where we might expect a continuous surface.