Where form meets function

It would probably make Satoshi Ohtaki, a Japanese architect living in Finland, happy to see you to sitting on his smiling chair. This stark and supple seat is make from ash and was designed to highlight the nature of the material while also retaining its feel. Horizontal planks bend under your weight and rest on the base of the smile when you sit, making for a comfortable and springy sitting experience. (designboom)

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