The German furniture firm Vitra is usually known for high-end stuff you’d pass down through the generations. But they’ve gone into a completely different–and strange–direction with Chairless, a “seating device for the modern nomad.” Designed by Alejandro Aravena, it’s simply a strap that you put around your knees and back. So that you can lean back, with maximum comfort. Apparently, Aravena was inspired by a similar strap he saw being used by an
Ayoreo Indian. Naturally, a part of the proceeds will be used to support the Foundation for
Paraguayan Indian Communities.
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