Materials

Thermo-lacquered aluminium 1

9016 White

7038 Agate grey

1019 Sand

7033 Cement grey

7006 Bronze

7031 Blue grey

7043 Anthracite

Polyethylene

9016 White

7038 Agate grey

1019 Sand

7033 Cement grey

7006 Bronze

7031 Blue grey

7043 Anthracite

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Flat High stool with low backrest

The FLAT outdoor furniture collection offers the comfort of indoor furniture using contemporary materials resistant to different climates that adapt to any outdoor space.

 

The FLAT stool with backrest is part of the collection. It is a designer stool made from welded thermo-lacquered aluminium sections and fully recyclable polyethylene that adapt to your body.

 

The straight lines and curves that form the structure fit your body naturally, providing the necessary comfort to enjoy any outdoor space, from discrete terraces to spacious Contract projects.

 

The FLAT stool with backrest is an original design by Mario Ruiz for GANDIABLASCO.


Awards

Wallpaper Design Awards

2008

Red Dot Design Award

2010

MD magazine

2011

Gallery

Sizes (HxhxL)

34x41x75 cm

13x16x30 inch

Materials

Thermo-lacquered welded aluminium

100% recyclable polyethylene

About Mario Ruiz

Born in 1965 in Alicante, Spain, designer Mario Ruiz graduated in Industrial Design from Barcelona’s prestigious Elisava Design School. He started his independent professional career in 1995 opening his own studio in Barcelona.

Siemens, Steelcase, Teknion Studio, Offecct, lapalma, Thomson, Arflex, Haworth, Grundig, Palau, GANDIABLASCO, Expormim, HBF, Metalarte, Joquer, B.lux... are among the many clients with whom Mario Ruiz has worked extensively. For some of these companies he not only undertakes projects directly related to their products in diferent fields (domestic and office furniture, lighting, textile design, product design) but also acts as creative director defining their product.

Mario Ruiz’s work has been shown in exhibitions throughout Europe and Japan and he has been acknowledged with more than 40 important awards. In 2016 he received the prestigious National Design Prize, given by the King of Spain, Felipe VI and the Ministry of Economy.

He is also the recipient of Delta de Plata prizes, awarded by Barcelona’s ADI-FAD (Association for Industrial Design). In Europe and the US, meanwhile, he has received plaudits from Red Dot, IF, Design Plus, and the Wallpaper Awards.

From 1992 until 2002, Mario Ruiz was Professor of Industrial Projects at the Eina and Elisava design schools in Barcelona. He has given numerous lectures in Tokyo, Singapore, New York, Dubai, London, and Chicago.

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Mario Ruiz

Designer

Shooting of the Flat collection

2010