Universal designer Luigi Colani is dead

Mr. Design, design dogmatist, design pop star or even design terrorist – Luigi Colani was given many names. He always saw himself as a visionary, 20 years ahead of everyone else. Today, the design legend died at the age of 91. He wrote design history with his visionary ideas, biomorphic forms and designs that refused to fit into any time. In 1964, the Berlin-born designer settled in Rheda-Wiedenbrück, heralding his most productive creative period. The retreat in the East Westphalian stronghold of the furniture industry allowed him ample space to develop. For COR, he designed the Poly-COR loop chair, moulded from a single casting, as well as the Orbis seating elements. Until the end, his world was and remained round.

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