There are objects universally recognized as icons. Costes Driade easy chair that, in 1984, marked the beginning of the partnership between Philippe Starck and Driade such as the consecration of the designer, formerly unknown in Italy, is one of these objects. Designed for the homonymous, now disappeared, Parisian café, owes its timeless success to the absoluteness of forms: a dark wooden embracing structure with three highly tilted legs. Black painted tubular steel structure and curved plywood mahogany, ebonized mahogany, grey oak, striped wenge, bamboo or grey erable maple finished shell. Polyurethane foams padded seat with black or beige leather fixed cover.