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YO Chair

1992 / arflex japan

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This wooden chair was a provocation to the conventional wooden chair market. This new design method achieved a careful balance of lightness and strength. The pursuit of a single structure of slightly curved frame and a panel resulted in a surprisingly lightweight finish. The square-shape seat allows for various seating arrangements; armless ones can be placed side-by-side as a bench, while a single armrest can be added to form a unique combination.