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Kaleidos, the chair for any place

Kaleidos, design by Michele De Lucchi and Sezgin Aksu, is the result of a very long study to find the most suitable material and production technology. This plastic chair is good for workplace, for public venues and also for the home. Kaleidos is one of the latest product born to Caimi Brevetti.

Its most obvious feature is the surface finish that also extends to the edges: in the transparent version, it has a totally threedimensional and dynamic effect, while in the black or white versions it looks as though it’s covered with shimmering silk. The support frames are available in two variants, with 4 legs in chromed steel or with chromed tubular steel structure. Then, the unusual texture confers a totally new tactile effect.

Kaleidos is also a comfortable chair, the unusual wraparound shape of the sheel, reminiscent of the sports car bucket seat, contains the sitter’s body adhering to it perfectly. It consists of just one piece and is a 100% recyclable copolymer with good resistance to chemical agents.

Caimi: 60 years of innovation

The professional career of Renato Caimi matched with an impressive spirit of continuity, is emblematic of the history of the Italian lightweight industry, due to Caimi’s ability to merge creativity, experimentation and technological innovation.

Established in 1949, today Caimi is one of the leading manufacturers of design oriented furniture and accessories for office and contract furniture market. Listen to the movie-interview to some designers who worked for Caimi

The philosophy underlying the activities of Caimi has always been based on a strong vocation for research, experimentation and innovation and derives from the wealth of technical and technological experience acquired since its foundation over fifty years ago: hundreds of patented products bear witness to the attention paid to original designs and novel projects. Caimi Brevetti’s products are easily recognisable; their design, technical and linear yet at the same time essential but refined conveys the concept of industrial design, combining form and function with a view to mass production based on features such as modularity, versatility, flexibility and a wise choice of materials.