Star Wars Furniture designed by Pinoy to be launched in Italy
To release a line of high-end furniture themed after the phenomenal fan favorite series Star Wars, Lucasfilm joined forces with award-winning Filipino designer Kenneth Cobonpue.
The collection was introduced during a Philippine-exclusive launch in October 2018, will see an official launch in Italy early this year.
According to Geek Culture, the Star Wars collaboration includes the Imperial TIE Fighter Easy Arm Chair (US$2,535), Imperial TIE Fighter Wings End Tables (US$655), a Darth Sidious Easy Arm Chair (US$2,535), a Chewie Rocking Stool (US$1,345), hanging and floor Jedi Lamps (US$1,800 and US$1,930 respectively), and a Darth Vader Covered Computer Easy Chair (US$4,320).
Since this is the very first partnership of Disney with a furniture brand, the collaboration marks an exciting endeavor for the design community.
The description of the Kenneth Conbonpue x Star Wars Collection reads:
“Known for the designs that are handmade, nature-inspired, and whimsical, we used these pillars to reimagine the well-loved Star Wars universe to create our own universe inspired by iconic characters and elements. Explore the Flipino designer’s perspective of the global pop culture phenomenon.”
All the items in the Kenneth Cobonpue x Star Wars collection is available in black and whitewash hues across both indoor and outdoor versions.