Andy Warhol Brillo Box Seats from Quinze & Milan

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Brillo Boxes may have neither the appeal of Marilyn Monroe nor the deliciousness of Campbell’s Soup, but they are still a Warhol icon. Quinze & Milan, with the support of The Andy Warhol Foundation, has brought back the 1960s everyday item for the modern day. The red, white, and blue soap box has been reincarnated as a comfortable foam seat, essentially Brillo Box Seats with the actual construction resembling the “soap pads” as advertised. True to the nature of Pop Art, these seats are bright, loud, and chockfull of fun. Appropriately so, these seats are practically self-cleaning; just a wet cloth will do the trick, as if the soap box could provide the suds!

 

Kimberly

Kimberly

Kimberly is a graduate from MIT's Department of Architecture, and has recently joined the publication team at MIT OpenCourseWare. While architecture remains her first love, her interests encompass literature – epic poetry and Medieval romances are her favorite – and also fashion.

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