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Space Age Bench by Prevot & Favriau
French Space Age Bench by Prevot & Favriau
Space Age Alert! This 3-seater bench was designed around 1970 by Dominique Prevot and Jean-Luc Favriau and produced by Edition France Design. That’s all we know about these benches and their designers (and that there are different spellings of their names.)
Back in the 70s, the benches were available in different versions – as a 2-, 3-, 4-seater, in yellow, orange, in a spooky pea green and thrombose-stocking-colored. Today it can be found in every good design museum from the Adam in Brussels to the Vitra Design Museum in Weil.
What we do know is that in the wild 60s and 70s, design was unstoppable – shapes and colours literally exploded. Especially the use of bright colours in combination with plastic gave us wonderful designs like this bench or the Boomerang desk by Maurice Calka – that achieved worldwide fame through Flat Eric’s performance on a green „Boomerang”.