Designer: Hannes Wettstein
Caprichair is a precise idea:
function perfectly expressed.
A playful, almost anthropomorphic form,
a serendipitous example of details and small finishing touches
Caprichair is the first of a family of products which can be utilized both in the home and in the office. Armchair with reclining back, die-cast aluminum feet, or, only upon request, moving swiveling rubber castors covered in polyurethane. The rear is supported by three castors.
Caprichair: 58 x 61, h 81
Caprilarge: 67 x 61, h 81
Caprilow: 67 x 65, h 81
Structure: structure in tubular steel
Padding: flexible polyurethane, cold-processed without CFC.
Covers: fabric, synthetic material, leather, customer leather or customer fabric.
Born in 1958 in Ascona, Switzerland, he lived and worked in Zurich. His main professional activities were in the fields of product design and interior architecture. He designed fashion and furniture showrooms, public spaces, hotels, installations, offices, both in Switzerland and abroad. He designed limited edition collections of furnishings and accessories for several Swiss companies. His projects include furniture, lamps, watches, eyeglasses, rugs, handles, bikes. His collaboration with Baleri Italia began in 1985; he designed several of the most successful products of the company. Hannes Wettstein died in July 2008 when he was only 50 years old.