Snowshoe Chair. This project started out as material investigations to find new materials and techniques for sitting surfaces. The findings, through their inate properties, then gave rise to the specific typology of the Snow Shoe Chair.
        By cutting patterns into a surface it is possible to manipulate how the same same material stretches and gives. In this case, how a membrane accommodates a body lying down. The result is a reclining chair made of a vegetable-tanned leather membrane over a frame in solid ash wood.






















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