Designing a chair, Mario Bellini once noted, is “infinitely more complex than designing a skyscraper.” His stately Arco Chair is a testament to his mastery of the task. Created with his son Claudio in 1998, the seat is made from a single sheet of injection-molded polycarbonate and doubles as a sculptural work of art. Its gracefully arched back contrasts with its angular arms, which have the uncanny ability to elevate its surroundings—indoors or out.
New York-based furniture manufacturer Heller has a simple credo: Good design, industrial production, and reasonable prices. It was founded by Alan Heller in 1971 with a line of stacking dinnerware by Lella and Massimo Vignelli, and its award-winning products, designed by the likes of Frank Gehry and Vico Magistretti, are represented in the world’s leading mus
4 chairs. Seat height: 18”. Stacks up to 26 high. Suitable for indoor or outdoor use.