Pelt Chair, a piece designed by Benjamin Hubert for De La Espada, does not feature furs from any friendly critters but rather a “pelt” of a different kind. The chair’s solid ash body is covered in a skin of plywood, only 8mm thick, and this duality of woods is what lends the chair its uniqueness. The simple cross-linking of the front and back legs makes the piece smart in construction, and this perfect balance also enables a set of six chairs to be store one on top of another in a staggered stack. The variety of colors – a mint green, white, red-orange, and, of course, natural wood – are available for an extra punch of pleasure.

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Kimberly

Kimberly is a graduate from MIT's Department of Architecture, and has recently joined the publication team at MIT OpenCourseWare. While architecture remains her first love, her interests encompass literature – epic poetry and Medieval romances are her favorite – and also fashion.

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