The Optic container with open side is a product designed and built by Kartell. The company was founded in 1949 in Milan and immediately stuck out on the global scene when creating original, innovative furnishings with a strong design and a dashing appeal. The brand has paid close attention to innovation in the processing of plastic materials, as well as creating innovative, high quality products able to meet the needs of its customers. It abides by the idea that ever-evolving articles with new properties are the name of the game, such as satin finishes, flexibility, see-through features, weather resistance, flashy colours and soft surfaces. Every single piece of furniture made by Kartell goes into detail when it comes to plastic, encompassing the feelings and creativity of international designers that have collaborated with the Milanese company for many years. Among the many products you’ll find, Optic container with open side will surely capture your attention. This product is a collaboration between Kartell and designer Patrick Jouin. The container has the shape of a cube, which can be purchased in different colour variants. The structure is made entirely of see-through or batch-dyed PMMA. You’ll find one of the very features that make the company stick out: its play on colours, creating an image reflection and henceforth a spectacular product. The Optic container with open side is the closed model variant equipped with door. There are embossed pyramids sitting on the surface with a square base, creating a rather surprising optical effect. The small size allows the container to be installed anywhere you’d like. Get your hands on multiple Optic pieces and stack them or keep them in a line. Depending on the quantity and arrangement, this piece does its best to add a hint of charm to your home layouts._x000D_
After earning his BA in 1986, Patrick Jouin studied design at ENSCI in Paris, where he graduated in 1992. He began working for Thomson Multimedia, before joining the agency Philippe Starck a year later. In 1998, he founded his own agency in which he carries out projects about design objects, interior architecture and design. It creates objects and furniture that are published by Ligne Roset, Cassina, Fermob, Alessi and Kartell. His agency also carried a prototype of a high-end vehicle for Renault. In 1999, he met Alain Ducasse with whom he collaborated and directed the design of several restaurants in the world, including the Plaza Athenee, the Spoon Byblos, The Mix (New York, Las Vegas) and was given the decoration of the Jules Verne on the second floor of the Eiffel Tower. In 2007, he designed the bike to be used for the Vélib, then manufactured by Lapierre.
After earning his BA in 1986, Patrick Jouin studied design at ENSCI in Paris, where he graduated in 1992. He began working for Thomson Multimedia, before joining the agency Philippe Starck a year later. In 1998, he founded his own agency in which he carries out projects about design objects, interior architecture and design. It creates objects and...
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