Gaetano Avitabile-Place Chair

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(Excerpt) Interview with gaetano avitabile : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. gaetano avitabile : An image, my desire to discover what is behind an object .Frank Scott: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?. gaetano avitabile : Simplicity .Frank Scott: What are your future plans for this award winning design?. gaetano avitabile : Promote myself and my work .Frank Scott: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?. gaetano avitabile : About 4 months .Frank Scott: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?. gaetano avitabile : The inspiration of "Place" was born during a flight .Frank Scott: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?. gaetano avitabile : My wish is that a company is interested to produce my design, in the meantime a prototype is in production .Frank Scott: What made you design this particular type of work?. gaetano avitabile : none .Frank Scott: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?. gaetano avitabile : none .Frank Scott: Who is the target customer for his design?. gaetano avitabile : I think that my design project could be both for residential and commercial .Frank Scott: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?. gaetano avitabile : none .Frank Scott: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?. gaetano avitabile : The first time I imagined this project I was in a non-place because it happened during a trip. That’s why “Place” is the name of this chair .Frank Scott: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?. gaetano avitabile : A pencil, a rubber, a notebook and my PC .Frank Scott: What is the most unique aspect of your design?. gaetano avitabile : none .Frank Scott: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?. gaetano avitabile : none .Frank Scott: What is the role of technology in this particular design?. gaetano avitabile : Technology is very important in this design because it is the result of three different processes joining together .Frank Scott: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?. gaetano avitabile : none .Frank Scott: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?. gaetano avitabile : none .Frank Scott: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?. gaetano avitabile : To me is very important to share my ideas with people, I need this to understand where my work is going, this is an important part of my creative process .Frank Scott: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?. gaetano avitabile : Each t.[ End of Excerpt: Read complete interview with gaetano avitabile on Place Chair at ]

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