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Bell-bottom Stool, 2019
Powder coated aluminium
450h x 300w x 300d mm
The Bell-bottom Stool is inspired by the iconic 70’s flare, is available in a of range colours and stacks eight high. Its form produces a lightweight and transportable design that spans commercial and residential purposes, for both indoor and outdoor use.
The practical handle doubles as a water drainage point and allows pieces to be securely locked together. Belongings can be safely stored inside the seat, perfect for bustling event spaces promoting unobstructed walkways.
The Bell-bottom Stool is 100% recyclable. Produced in aluminium, when disposed of properly it is one of the most valuable materials in the consumer disposal stream and represents a cradle to cradle sustainable approach. Zinc coated, it is durable and can withstand the test of time in Australia's harsh weather conditions.
Bell-bottom stool is made in Melbourne by local manufacturers, promoting our local economy. This design can be produced in large quantities, suitable for any size project.
The Bell-bottom Stool is shortlisted for this year’s digital edition of WORKSHOPPED21: New Australian Furniture, Lighting and Object Design.
For more about this designer please visit - @kathleenprenticedesign
Kathleen Prentice is a Melbourne based designer. She believes working with diverse materials and experimentation are key to creating unique and interesting work. Kathleen values original, meaningful design that serves a demand. Harmony, balance and story-telling are key notions within her approach.
A focus on sustainability is at the forefront of her creative and critical exploration, looking at ways design can have a positive impact on our future. Kathleen’s work is produced in Australia either by herself or local manufacturers. She believes design should strengthen local economy and create an inclusive culture for everybody.