Home/Office


Home/Office is a like a local tattoo applied onto a universal design. We have been working on using a traditional textile technique to transform an industrially produced object. Instead of focusing on a discarded object as the starting as with the PET Lamp project, which has lost its function and has been transformed into another product (a lampshade), we decided to work on a classic design, the Aluminium Chair by Charles and Ray Eames designed in 1958, and apply to it an ornamentation with contrasting connotations.

The starting point was not just analysing the object itself but also the company which manufactures it and the status it has achieved. Vitra’s great achievement has been bringing the office home and taking the home to the office, and we wanted the project to solidify that concept through a subtle intervention which generates a strong visual impact.

Home/Office Making of


As a sign of respect to the chair, our intervention is both non-destructive and reversible; passing a needle through the net of woven fabric, leaving a trace in the form of a Victorian petit point flower. Two icons clashing to bring to life the concept of the manufacturer of the chair.

The ornamentation of the chair is 100% hand stitched by a professional artisan. It challenges our preconceptions and stresses our impression of just how much hand labour and how much industry is really applied to what we understand as an industrial object.

The Aluminium Chair is a global product, sold worldwide with minimal variation. The Home/Office project offers the possibility of transforming the Aluminium Chair into a local product by local artisans.

Ceramics Cu Details


Technical specifications
Chair by: Charles and Ray Eames, 1958.
Manufacturer: Vitra.
Intervened by local artisans in Madrid.
The Victorian Collection – 2014 is composed by 8 different motifs edited in a series of 10 units, each one numbered from 1 to 10.

Clients can choose between:
· Chair model: EA 105 or EA 108.
· Colour of Netweave: Black or white.
· Embroidery motive: From 1 to 8.

EA 105
Aluminium-Chair EA105,
4-star-base.
Non-swivel, without arms.
Chromed base.
Cover material: Netweave
Cover colour:
66 Nero, 88 Bianco

EA 108
Aluminium-Chair EA108,
4-star-base.
Swivel, with armrests.
Chromed base.
Cover material: Netweave
Cover colour:
66 Nero, 88 Bianco

Indicated prices are suggested retail prices in Euro excl. VAT and delivery costs. Prices valid until April 2022.

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Without Arms: 3181€
With Arms: 3290€
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