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December 05, 2008

Superlight’s new weight.


A semester-long collaboration between Parsons the New School for Design, Emeco and DWR will culminate with the unveiling of reimagined Frank Gehry Superlight chairs at a Chelsea Studio reception. For the second year in a row, Parsons Illustration students were challenged to redesign a chair (this year was Gehry’s 6.5 lbs. design). Designs will include a chair turned into a disco ball, a chair sprouting long locks of hair and the one above by Paul Kim, which turns Gehry’s design into a comic book tale. You are invited to discuss the results with Parsons Illustration chair Steven Guarnaccia, Emeco’s Dan Fogelson and the student-creators themselves. Snacks and wine will be served. Wednesday, December 10, 7-9pm at the Chelsea Studio.


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