The Hudson, designed for the Hudson hotel in NYC, is Emeco and Starck’s first collaboration. Starck described the chair as “washing the details from the Navy Chair”. It takes an additional 8 hours to polish each Hudson chair. Hudson is in MoMa’s permanent collection.
Price $ 885.00
|Product Name||Hudson Armchair|
|Frame Finish||HAND BRUSHED|
|Frame Material||Recycled Aluminum|
|Seat Height||SH: 18"|
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Emeco with Philippe Starck
"Working with Emeco has allowed me to use a recycled material and transform it into something that never needs to be discarded - a tireless and unbreakable chair to use and enjoy for a lifetime.
It is a chair you never own, you just use it for a while until it is the next persons turn. A great chair never should have to be recycled. This is good consideration of nature and man kind."
- Philippe Starck
2000 - Hudson by Philippe Starck launch Milan
Philippe Starck originated the theme “Heritage Against Recycling” for the launch of the Hudson chair. His idea was that recycling was out, passé, and that what he was passionate about was products that would last forever and be handed down for generations. Gregg and Starck met in New York to plan…Read More
Aluminum at Emeco
Aluminum is the most abundant of metals in a mineral called Bauxite. It is non-magnetic, it resists corrosion, and it has good reflective abilities. It also holds the ability to easily be recycled, repurposed, and reused. Approximately 75% of aluminum produced since 1888 is still in use today.
Since 1944, Emeco has been manufacturing and designing chairs built from 80% recycled aluminum. Of this recycled content, half comes from post-industrial waste (manufacturing scrap) and half comes from post-consumer waste (soft drink cans). Other chairs made from virgin aluminum have an energy density that is 17 times higher than that of Emeco chairs. Emeco all-aluminum chairs are 100% recyclable. But…Read More