Designed by Marcel Wanders, Dutch, born 1963. Made by Cappellini S.p.A., Arosio, Italy, 1946 - present. Made for Droog Design, Amsterdam, 1993 - present.
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This chair combines macramé (a centuries-old craft) and modern technology. The soft cord-made of a synthetic fiber called aramid and a carbon core-is knotted, then impregnated with an epoxy resin and hung in a frame to harden. The resulting form is featherlight but strong enough to support a person's weight.