Gufram | 2013
A rotomolded outdoor seat whose form alludes to that of the skull, the symbol of bravado shown on the black flags of French and English pirates. The matte inner shell has room for a glossy contrasting relief of the globe, in a tribute to the outlaw spirit of conquest.
‘When people ask me why I wear a skull on my finger, I always answer that it belonged to my grand-father, who was a pirate, and I think I came to believe it myself. Everybody should have at least one pirate grand-father in their family tree: it would represent a strong branch to cling to. Strong enough to harbour people like Keith Richards, Johnny Depp, Iggy Pop, and all those who live their life the rock-n-roll way, without necessarily having to hold a guitar to express it.’