Carbon Fibre Chair

May 19, 2009


“Shigeru Ban conceived a light-weight chair that uses carbon fiber TENAX┬« for lightness and tensile strength. rather than using carbon fiber on its own, he created a tough structure by sandwiching aluminium between thin layers of carbon fiber. The use of aluminium in the combination eanbles successful pinpointing of the characteristics of carbon fiber.”

Extract from designboom