27,3 x 30 x 53 cm
Claudia is the Claudio chair for kids. By reducing its scale, we get a handier and more versatile object, with a surprising playful look.
Claudia chair plays with the arch as an element of repetition. It brings an architectural look to domestic scale. A reinterpretation of the classic semi-circular arch in a structure made out of thin steel planes. The lower part of the legs is rounded so each one only leans in a single point. Then, the legs make up an L-shaped cross-section which transforms into arches in each plane, making the joints under the seat stiff. To form the back, the rear arch grows without touching the seat – a horizontal plane that reinforces the categorically geometrical character of the piece- until it reaches the proper height.
The trapezoidal form of the seat breaks the formal purity of the whole, giving in exchange a fake illusion of vanishing point, in the way of forced perspectives of the renaissance and the paintings of G. de Chirico.