Bruno Rey rose to stardom within the Nineteen Seventies, designing all the things from plant containers to bar stools. An appreciation for high-quality wooden impressed his eponymous chair, which emphasised simplicity in addition to innovation. A singular connector made up of versatile metal springs retains all of it collectively, with out the usage of screws. Throughout his course of, Rey had a need to create a chair that resisted the formality of Swiss furnishings on the time. Opting to go for a extra a playful type that also embraced utility, he designed the chair to be stackable, and in youngsters’s sizes, too. Fifty years later, and the Rey chair (initially named the 3300 chair) is taken into account an icon of Swiss design.
The new items nonetheless use the screwless course of, however now are available a wide range of hues chosen by Hay, from a minty seafoam to a cherry pink. (Don’t fear, minimalists: the unique Golden coloration can even be out there.)
To flesh out the gathering, Hay and Dietiker dug by means of the archives and created complementary eating tables, espresso tables, and stools.
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