Inspiration for this umbrella stand was found in the shape of an umbrella, as can be seen in antique predecessors. The handle has been conceived as a hook for the foldable umbrellas. It’s a contemporary interpretation of a classic product typology.
Dimensions Ø24x73H cm
Richard Hutten, Dutch, born in 1967, graduated from The Design Academy Eindhoven in 1991.
That same year he founded his design studio specialised in product and interior design.
He was one of the founding members of Droog Design, a Dutch collective who changed the field of design since it’s appearance in 1993. As today Hutten is one of the most influential Dutch designers.
He is known for his conceptual yet playful designs, such as his famous Dombo mug that sold over one million pieces worldwide.
Many of his clients are leaders in their field. To name a few: Moooi, Moroso, Offecct, Skultuna, Muji, Artifort, Gispen.
His work can be found in over 40 museums in the world, including MoMA New York, Victoria & Albert Museum London, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and Vitra Designmuseum, Weil am Rhein.
Richard works and lives in Rotterdam and is the father of 3 sons.