Walt Disney Signature & Cappellini Unveil Their New Limited Edition Furniture Range
Cappellini, one of the most renowned design innovators worldwide and Disney have collaborated together for Disney’s first upscale adult lifestyle brand, Walt Disney Signature. A 3-dimensional sculpting of Mickey Mouse sitting on a giant chair which was previously used for the DIFFA event display, was recreated at Fuori Salone, Milano Design Village to mark the launch. The Mickey sculpture is made of polyurethane, measures more than three metres tall and weighs 40 kilos.
Five limited edition chairs were unveiled on Tuesday (April 13), at the Milan Furniture Fair in Italy. The combination of Disney magic and Cappellini’s signature innovative design is truly a work of art.
“This collaboration is the premise for a joint Cappellini and Walt Disney Signature stylistic commitment that promises to become a new, interesting and exciting chapter in the history of contemporary design, combining Cappellini’s strong inclination for innovation with the magical creativity of Disney,” added Giulio Cappellini, Art Director for Cappellini.
MICKEY’S RIBBON STOOL Walt Disney Signature limited edition from Cappellini – design: Nendo 2010
A circular shape, open design and flowing lines make these chairs winning pieces. The series of high and low stools with backrest are produced with laser cut and folded sheet metal. The low stool has a shiny red varnish, the high stool a shiny yellow varnish, whilst the feet are in transparent plastic.
With it’s organic shape, the Eco Fish is made up of a opaque, multi-coloured plastic created from recycled materials, moulded using a rotational technique. The material is recycled to underline Cappellini’s renewed focus on the theme of conserving raw materials for the future generations. The internal part of the seat is coloured white.
Y’S MICKEY Walt Disney Signature limited edition from Cappellini – design: Christophe Pillet 2010
Rounded contours and unique design on this white leather swivel armchair produce a canvas to embroider a subtle geometric pattern using Mickey’s silhouette.
MULTICOLOUR RIVE DROITE Walt Disney Signature limited edition from Cappellini – design: Patrick Norguet 2010
Love the graphic pattern of Mickey’s overlapping silhouette! The bold range of colors illustrate both the Walt Disney Signature and Cappellini’s fearless approach to colour. Swivel armchair with wooden and moulded polyurethane frame.
Walt Disney Signature products from Cappellini is available at independent and specialty retailers across the globe. Your local Cappellini retailer will be able to take orders beginning April 26, 2010.
Photo Credit: Disney