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The Bollart® - design trouvé

Harbours are the ports of a society, the lungs of a culture. The bollard is the symbol of the safe homecoming or for welcoming visitors.
The design trouvé, the rehabilitation of the obvious stylistic beauty of the bollard of Antwerp – the symbol for the social, touristic and economic welcome – is an initiative from artist-designer Patrick Villas.

By producing the original bollard from Antwerp in manageable material, it turns out to be not only an icon of understanding, but also a multifunctional testimony, the haven – the chair – par excellence: primary; not reduced to frills.

The name Bollart®, ‘Bollard’ in French and English, ‘bolder’ in popular language, refers to the addition of an extra, creative dimension to the authentic design which is released as a naked body.

The Bollart® – a 100% Belgian product

The Antwerp Bollart® is entirely produced in Belgium (Citroen, Zwevegem), and an initiative from Patrick Villas, an artist-designer from Antwerp, and the special editions are all by Belgian artists and designers.