Kid’s Chair: Classy Lou Lou Ghost Armchair by Kartell

by interior designer

in Kids

Kid’s chairs are rarely classy items of furniture. They are made to be comfortable and above all safe to the child sitting on them. Any sharp edges or intricate designs where fingers could get stuck are generally avoided. In addition to this, parent’s are not generally willing to pay over the top prices for a chair or table that’s bound to soon get covered in various goos from apple sauce and porridge to the remnants of little Charlie’s nasal cavity.

kartell-lou-lou-ghost-armchair-by-starkHowever, there is a great alternative. The Kartell Lou Lou Ghost Armchair is the ‘baby’ version of the famed Louis Ghost Armchair by world renowned designer Philippe Starck. It’s been manufactured by the Italian furniture giant Kartell, who I have mentioned many times on this blog before due to their wonderfully successful reputation.

The intended aim of the Lou Lou Ghost child’s chair is to teach children to use small-sized chairs but with adult forms. Building on from it’s larger predecessor, the chair is a post-modern triumph of technical innovation and historical style having been based loosely on the famous classic Louis XV armchair.

lou-lou-childrens-ghost-chairs-for-kidsThis kid’s Lou Lou Ghost Armchair is made of polycarbonate with either a transparent or colored look depending on which you choose. The colors range from mat glossy black, white or red through to transparent green, light blue or pink, plus various others.

The material lends itself to easy cleaning which is a vital necessity for a kid’s furniture piece. It can be used indoors or outdoors and makes a classy addition to most interior spaces. Above all, if your design conscious, you’ll have the knowledge that your child’s chair was designed by the great French designer Philippe Starck. Whilst your son or daughter might not appreciate that aspect, the parents of your friend’s children will. Regardless, it looks great.

You can find more detailed information as well as prices and options here: Lou Lou Ghost Armchair by Kartell
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{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

paula 04.30.09 at 14:30

How I would love to have adult and kid versions in my home

robin pulsifer 04.30.09 at 15:33

fabulous kids furniture finds. especially love the ghost chairs. with those hints of color. really fun. thanks for stopping by my blog…i’ll be back to your often! :)

Mimi Betancourt 04.30.09 at 16:16

Thanks for stopping by! The mini ghost chair is great…so chic and great colors too!

interior designer 04.30.09 at 23:31

Thank you Paula, Robin and Mimi for visiting. It’s great to have comments from you all.

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