Market Micro: Safety First
-- Interior Design, 3/1/2008 12:00:00 AM
product: Seatbelt lounge chair from the Sculpture collection.
standout: Upholstery constructed from seat-belt scraps.
Under the direction of designerNuttapong Charoenkitivarakorn,Thai villagers loop lengths of cotton-nylon seat belts around this chair's plywood frame for an industrial take on a traditional weaving technique. “The crisscross pattern,” Charoenkitivarakorn says, “is very dynamic.” Future Perfect, 115 North Sixth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211; 718-599-6278; thefutureperfect.com. circle 408