About this designer: Jasper Morrison
Jasper Morrison
Jasper Morrison was born in London in 1959. He received his bachelor of design degree from Kingston School of Art in 1982, and his master's degree in design from the Royal College of Art in 1985. In 1984 he received a Berlin scholarship to study in Germany at the Hochschule der Künste. In 1986, he set up his office for design in London. In 1987 he designed his famous ‘Thinking Man’s Chair’ as well as the ‘Ribbed Table’ and a hat stand for Aram Designs 23rd Anniversary Exhibition. Amongst his most well-known work is his Glo-Ball series of lamps for Flos and the Air chair for Magis, both available at Aram Store.
About this brand: Cappellini
Founded in 1946, Cappellini has become renowned for its diverse collection. Nurturing young talent, its designs are alive and light with a healthy dose of humour, sometimes formal but always vivacious and brave. Cappellini is part of the Poltrona Frau Group.

Thinking Man's Chair

Code: 10456
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Jasper Morrison's Thinking Man's Chair was first presented by Zeev Aram at our 23rd Anniversary Show in 1987, where it was spotted by Giulio Cappellini, who agreed to manufacture it. An easy chair in lacquered metal, with a frame in tube section, seat and back in flat bars. Armrests are fitted with flat drinks holders. Available in green, dark grey, terracotta and gypsum white colours. The terracotta version is also available with writing (deriving from Jasper's prototype) to describe and emphasize the shapes of the chair. Suitable for outdoor use.