Mid Century designer Joe Columbo's 4801 chair was the only item Kartell produced that was made from a material other than plastic. The original, made from 3 pieces of bent plywood, was produced from 1965 to 1979. With 49 years of advances in polymer technology, the 4801 has been re-released, this time in black, white, and clear plastic.
In other news, Bump launches payment app, check out renderings for a new Williamsburg park, and an art installation takes direction from Twitter. See the headlines after the jump.
• Back to the Future | Dwell
• Say Hello to the Cube that Turns Tweets into Art | Co.Create
• Bump Launches Payments App To Let You Share Money By Tapping Phones Together | Fast Company
• Renderings: Welcome To Williamsburg Park, OSA's New Outdoor Venue | Gothamist
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