designed by Ron Arad in 1986/87 for Vitra, Germany, 1987/88, blue anodized aluminium, black Neoprene overlays, height 92 cm, width 35 cm, depth 64 cm, height of seat 44 cm. (DR) Constructed of three flexible aluminium bands of the same length. Designed by Ron Arad in 1986/87; in 1987/88 a series of prototypes was made before Vitra launched the edition proper in 1988, which remained in the company’s programme until 1993. However, the demand for this model was relatively low. Provenance: purchased in Ron Arad’s studio in London c. 1997 - private ownership, Switzerland. Lit.: L. King, Ron Arad, 1999, pp. 46/47 - D. Sudjic, Ron Arad. Restless Furniture, London 1989, p. 74 - Sticks & Stones. One Offs and Short Runs, Ron Arad 1980–1990, Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein 1990, p. 102 (drawing), p. 103, enlarged edition based on the One Off catalogue from 1988 by Ron Arad & Caroline Thormann.
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