Standout: Future-focused technologies provide soft landings for the present.
Is he a designer, an engineer, or a scientist? With the debut of this ground-breaking chair, , founder of industrial design agency , appears to be all of the above. It begins with 164,000 feet of recyclable nylon yarn, which is digitally knitted into 2 million- loops in a single three-hour process, producing a seamless piece of fabric. A steel frame is inserted into the sleeves, and the fabric is tensioned via high-performance sailing ropes—just like raising a tent. There’s no need for foam padding, as the fabric effortlessly supports the body. And the integrated cushions allow water to pass through, so the chair works indoors or out.