Dezeen Magazine

Bouroullecs and Heatherwick for Magis

Milan update: is this the best new chair from Milan this year? The Steelwood cafe chair by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Magis features modish mixed materials - in this case steel and wood, as the name suggests.


See the new Showtime chairs by Jaime Hayon for BD, and Worker sofa by Hella Jongerius for Vitra, for more examples of the bricolage approach to materials.


Meanwhile Magis has also commissioned a rare bit of furniture from Thomas Heatherwick.


While we don't have much information to go on, PiggyBack (above and below) appears to consists of two tables that slot one on top of the other.