JAMAICA | Trestle-based stool
Trestle-based aluminium and wood stool with footrest
Wood, Aluminium, Aluminium and Wood
After the arrival of the Gaulino Chair, a grand classic which is currently part of BD’s catalogue, the Jamaica Stool has now followed. Pepe Cortés’ famous design has been commercialised since 1991 and will now continue to be branded and produced by BD Barcelona Design. Versions of the stool include three different heights and an either wood or aluminium seat. The Jamaica has won a deserved place in the history of Spanish Design and has a long commercial future before it. The Stool is apt for both markets - home and contract due to it’s seats sculptural beauty, ergonomics, comfort, durability of materials used, it’s nobility and for it’s renowned versatility. Pepe Cortés (Barcelona, 1946) forms part of the family of BD’s designers which was initiated in the last century, starting in the early 80’s. He started a collection with Javier Mariscal called “Muebles Muy Formales” (Very Formal Furniture). He designed the Olvidada Lamp for BD back in 1984, which has recently been rejuvenated thanks to LED technology.