Pesce Green Street Chair 1985


Miniature Greene Street Chair, Pesce

Pesce, 1985

Greene Street Chair/ Pesce, 1985

Material Steel, glass-fiber reinforced plastic, scale 1:6, 77 x 156 x 81 mm  6 1/4" x 3 1/4" x 3"

DesignReasons sells the Greene Street Chair miniature. Gaetano Pesce unites individuality and industrial manufacturing techniques with individual, amorphous forms in his designs. Since the early 1970s he has relied on the moldable qualities of materials such as polyester, polyurethane foam, cloth balls or felt and livens up these materials with incidental elements. In contrast to some sterile industrial objects, such works stimulate all the senses. The Greene Street chair, named after a street close to Pesce’s New York studio, resembles a multi-ped insect. The irregular, highly polished chair body rests on eight legs of thin metal rods with feet made of suction cups. A face can be discerned on the backrest. The nose, a red dash of color, seems to have walked onto the seat area. This red stroke of color is typical of Pesce and as an unmistakable design feature located in a different place on every chair.