The genesis for the Carbon chair was the Carbon Copy, a prototype carbon-fiber replica of Charles and Ray Eames’s iconic Wire chair. This chair is completely hand coiled and is 100 percent carbon fiber and epoxy.
The storied '50s-style Acapulco chair gets a green remake from The Common Project. This design—rumored to be a cross between a hammock and a lounge chair—features brightly colored recycled PVC cord wrapped around a powder-coated steel frame.
With its powder-coated frame, bright hue, and no-frills minimalist feel, the Feast in the House of Simon Chair designed by Mark Moskovitz is firmly planted in the present day. It might surprise you to learn, though, that it traces its roots to a 15th century oil-on-wood painting by Dutch artist Dieric Bouts.
How many ways can you "dye" natural wood? That was the question Nendo sought to answer with its Fishline chair—a simple design with a skin of dyed fishing line wrapped tightly around it minimalist form.
Today, we kicked off this year’s annual Dwell on Design at the LA Convention Center, which will continue through Sunday, June 26th. Though we’ve been hosting this extensive event for years, this time around is particularly special.