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Stool, Jordi Galí i Camprubí (G3, 1966)

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    Posted 8 years ago

    austrohung…
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    Jordi Galí was only 22 when he designed this stool for kids and won the Delta de Oro award in 1966.

    It is made in glass fiber and it consists of two parts: the stool itself and a ring that makes it grow at the same time the kid grows. Seen from today and un derstanding what the Spanish design was at the time it is quite a revolutionary design.

    I was very lucky to buy it. I didn't search for it but run into it one day. I loved the design at fierst sight but the Delta de oro sticker was the main reasson i got it (for some time I thought I should collect all the Delta wining designs... then i decided i was collecting in enough fields as to start doing it in another one :) ).

    Galí is a Catalan interior designer who's been working as such since 1965 (at age 21 - when he joined the family design business). One year later he won one of the Delta de Oro awards to best design of the year. The very same year he designed another popular stool: "Freedom" (the red one on pic No.4).

    Since 1972 he works as interior designer at his own company in Barcelona, working mostly for restaurants, shops and offices.

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    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Nw that is new! Your photos have taken over new space!
      Both are great little stools. The red one is really cute!
    2. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 8 years ago
      Thank Vetraio!!!

      Well, i have to say the last two pics are not mine!!!! that of the two stools is one of the original ones, whereas theat of the red one must be someone collection and can be found on google. But yes, the white on white background pics are mine...
    3. AmberRose AmberRose, 8 years ago
      Love these! Red my fav.
    4. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 8 years ago
      mmmmm... well, right the one i haven't got :D
    5. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 8 years ago
      Oooh-awww.... : 0
    6. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 8 years ago
      Thanks mustang, Amber, bratjdd and mikko for your loves and Oooh-awww... comments! :)

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