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O Cap Swivel Chair

c. 2018

by Jasper Morrison
for Cappellini

O Cap Swivel Chair

by Jasper Morrison
for  Cappellini

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The inspi­ra­tion for the O‑Cap armchair emerged from the intu­ition to cut and shape a simple sheet of leather around a chair. A tech­no­log­i­cal evolu­tion of the 2013 Cap-Chair, the O‑Cap armchair by Jasper Morri­son recon­firms the extra­or­di­nary complex­ity of the manu­fac­tur­ing process. For this edition, O‑Cap offers a shell in raw cut leather: a detail that offers support and soft­ness to this new armchair’s inter­nal struc­ture, which is made of metal and reduced to the minimum to offer both optimal stabil­ity and maximum light­ness.

The aluminum base, also reduced to the essen­tial, is avail­able as four spokes with caps or five spokes with or without wheels. Envi­sioned for the office and lounge areas, the O‑Cap armchair is also readily suit­able for residential use.


Jasper Morrison

United Kingdom

Jasper Morrison is a British designer, born in London in 1959. He is best known for his industrial design work that uses thoughtful design to create mass-produced pieces using advanced technology. Morrison’s design work encompasses furniture design, product design, art direction, and authoring design books. Morrison studied at the Kingston Polytecnic Design School and The Royal College of Art in London, earning both a Bachelors and Masters degree in Design.

Throughout the 2000’s he designed kitchen appliances for Rowenta, and opened the Jasper Morrison Shop in 2008 in the building adjacent to his design studio. Morrison has collaborated with many companies throughout his career, including Aram, Cappellini, Vitra, Alessi, Flos, Magis, Rosenthal, Camper, Kettle, and Maharam. In 2014 Morrison created furniture for Tate Modern. Throughout his career he has written books about design, including A Book Of Things, Everything But The Walls, and A World Without Words.

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