Picture Frame Chair

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Designed by Ola Giertz for the Swedish company Materia , Frame is a chair with an open rectangular structure instead of a traditional back and sides. The unorthodox, picture-frame-like shape allows the user to sit however is comfortable and gives the overall design a heightened sense of wonder. The chair stands on wooden legs, a subtle base for the monolith that is its Kvadrat-upholstered seat. Available in blue, green, and gray, the fabric enclave offers a space for relaxation and softens the acoustics of any room.

Via Design milk, photography by Carl Magnus Johansson

Holly

Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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