MR COLLINS Stool
The MR COLLINS stool is an endearing stool that offers ergonomic comfort with a dynamic form. We recommend adding it to any work or living space. Based on couture construction methods and organic shapes, the silhouette of MR COLLINS is informed by the original lines of designer Stefan Diez’s HOUDINI chair. Available in a number of finishes, including several special anniversary edition colors like ivy green, gold, and platinum lacquered, view spec sheet for a full list of options.
The craftsmanship of carpentry profoundly influences Stefan Diez's work. Born in 1971 in Freisin, Germany, the industrial designer grew up in a household of 4th generation carpenters. He spent three years as a cabinet maker before attending the State Academy of Fine Arts in Stuttgart, where he studied under Richard Sapper. In 2002, he founded his studio, and by 2008 created DIEZ OFFICE. Diez became a professor of industrial design at the University of Arts and Design Karlsruhe in 2007, teaching there until 2014. He then joined the School of Industrial Design Lund, Sweden in 2015 and continued to teach as the head of Industrial Design ID1 at Die Angewandte in Vienna. Diez’s industrial design work includes furniture, tableware, and home accessories. He often collaborates with various manufacturers including e15, Emu, HAY, Rosenthal, Thonet, Vibia, Wagner, and Wilkhahn.