Philippe Starck Downsizes Louis Ghost Chair

ghost family2.jpgFinally, some downsizing we can get behind: Philippe Starck has created a version of his iconic Louis Ghost chair that is fit for Napoloen—or, you know, children. Known as the Lou Lou Ghost (pictured at right and below, en famille), the new baby version of the Kartell classic stands just under 25 inches tall and is crafted of the same transparent or smooth batch-dyed polycarbonate that you loved in the original (and the cherry hue known as “Kartell red” is perfect for the holidays!). Notes Kartell’s website, “Lou Lou Ghost has inherited its progenitor’s classic design, material, indestructibility, and ergonomics, teaching children to use small-sized chairs but with adult forms.” And at about $130 each, Lou Lou’s a bargain compared to Vitra’s my-first-Eames-lounge, a limited-edition moulded plywood chair that retails for just under $600.

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