L'Oiseau, meaning as 'the bird' in French. The sleek form of the bird attractively suits with contemporary interiors. This avian figure of archaic simplicity, is remindful of the modest artefacts of Nordic folk art.
It is available in a ceramic figure in a various colours or as a wooden bird made of milled maple and sanded to a smooth finish.
Material: ceramic with glazed finish, or solid maple wood.
Origin of Wood: maple (Acer platanoides) from Western Europe and/or Poland.
Dimensions: L245 x W60 x H150cm
Designed by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, 2011
Ronan (born 1971) and Erwan Bouroullec (born 1976) are brothers and designers based in Paris. They have been working together for about fifteen years bonded by diligence and challenged by their distinct personalities.
In 1997, they were spotted by Cappellini, giving them their first industrial design projects. They began working with the Galerie kreo in 2000 and had their first solo show there in 2001. Issey Miyake then hired them to design the boutique to house his new collection « A-Poc ». They met then Rolf Felhbaum, President of Vitra, and worked on a new office system entitled « Joyn». Since then, they have gone on to work with Artek, Alessi, Axor Hansgrohe, Cappellini, Established & Sons, Flos, Hay, Kettal, Kvadrat, Kartell, Glas Italia, Ligne Roset, Magis, Iittala, Mattiazzi, Mutina, Nani Marquina, Samsung and Vitra.