The creation of young design duo, Enrico Fratesi and Stine Gam, the Beetle footstool is inspired by the shape, shell and structure of the eponymous insect and makes the perfect accompaniment to the Beetle Lounge Chair.
GamFratesi found the anatomy of the beetle very interesting; the structure is made up of different plates separated by thin sutures, and it is this external shell that supports and protects the animal’s body. All these elements are perfectly linked and work in a fascinating way.
The design of the footstool reinterprets the characteristic elements of the beetles’ body: rigid on the outside and soft within, while maintaining comfort and functionality.
The footrest of the Beetle footstool is created using laminated moulded veneer. The footstool is upholstered in a luxurious richy velvet, finished with velvet piping, while the base is comprised of conical legs, crafted from brass.