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Office Pets

  • Year: 2007
  • Material: Leather, metal, polyester, embroidery
  • Dimensions: Heights: 136, 195, and 124 cm
  • Commission: Vitra, Basel
  • Production: Jongeriuslab
  • Category: Limited edition
  • Collection: Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, private collections, High Museum of Art Atlanta.

Only when the mind is able to fly do exciting ideas develop. Based on this idea, Jongerius created 3 objects that connect the rational world of offices and the narrative world of fairy tales. The limited edition is part of the Vitra Edition project (2007), a laboratory that provided architects and designers with the freedom to create experimental objects without having to deal with the constraints of market and production logic. Office Pets push the bounĀ­daries of the field, emphasising the role of the imagination rather than the function of the objects.

The first set was created by Vitra and JongeriusĀ­lab, the next sets were created with Galerie kreo.

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