‘Wicker Lounge’ by Marc Newson

Made by Hawaii-Thai Co Ltd in Bangkok, Thailand, 1990-1991.

Lounge, ‘Wicker Lounge’, wickered rattan / steel, designed by Marc Newson, Sydney, Australia, 1990, made by Hawaii-Thai Co Ltd, Bangkok, Thailand, 1991

Lounge of woven wickered rattan surface over a steel subframe. The lounge has an ‘organic hourglass’ shape, with a recessed central area dipping towards the centre from the front and back and at both ends. One end of the lounge curves upwards, off the floor. The lounge is backless and armless.

Summary

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Lounge, 'Wicker Lounge', wickered rattan / steel, designed by Marc Newson, Sydney, Australia, 1990, made by Hawaii-Thai Co Ltd, Bangkok, Thailand, 1991

Lounge of woven wickered rattan surface over a steel subframe. The lounge has an 'organic hourglass' shape, with a recessed central area dipping towards the centre from the front and back and at both ends. One end of the lounge curves upwards, off the floor. The lounge is backless and armless.

Dimensions

490 mm
760 mm
1765 mm

Production

This lounge was designed by Marc Newson in 1990 and made by the Hawaii-Thai Co Ltd in 1991
Hawaii-Thai Co Ltd 1990-1991
Newson, Marc 1990

Source

Purchased 1991
20 November, 1991

Cite this Object

'Wicker Lounge' by Marc Newson 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 September 2017, <https://ma.as/112517>
{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/112517 |title='Wicker Lounge' by Marc Newson |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=24 September 2017 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}
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