Whose Cap Chair (or Stool) was First?

A couple of days ago Sander van Heukelom drew my attention by linking to the above video on Chair Blog’s FB Page.

Then Design Milk drew my attention announcing the Cap Chair by Studio DFTS ( DFTS stands for Don’t Feed The Swedes) is now available at DFTS Factory

Now I ask you: Whose Cap Chair was the first?

Sander’s?

or DFTS Factory’s?

I asked Sander and he claims on FB:

My first prototypes of the Fat Cap Chairs are from 2007. I had my first solo show with the Fat Cap Chairs at Outland Modern Art Gallery in Amsterdam with the title “The artistry of the cap” in 2008.

DFTS claims their first model was from… 2005…..

I found Sander’s a year ago

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One Response to Whose Cap Chair (or Stool) was First?

  1. Andreas says:

    We’re glad that you like our product Cap!

    Here’s some more info:
    Measure: 48x39cm, Weight: apr.5.5kg
    Material: MDPE (recyclable plastic)
    Production method: Rotomoulding
    For indoor and outdoor use
    Produced in Sweden
    All caps are individualy numbered
    Price: 200 € (exkl shipping and tax)
    Delivery: Ships with UPS worldwide.
    Current delivery time on Cap is 2-4 weeks.

    We introduced the prototype at Tokyo Hipsters Club, during the Tokyo design week late 2005. http://studiodfts.blogspot.com/2008/12/tokyo-hipsters-club.html

    Cheers! /Andreas (DFTS)

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