The structure is a hexagonal network inspired by molecular geometry or a snowflake.
Nanook seating â€“ whose name derives from the protagonist of the first nature documentary in film history â€“ preserves tribal memories while looking to the future and to technology with the same optimism with which Nanook observed his icyÂ environment.
Philippe Bestenheider was born in Sion, Switzerland, in 1971. In 1998 he graduated in architecture from Zürich Polytechnic and has worked for Swiss and US design studios.
In 2000 he achieved the Master in Industrial Design at the Domus Academy of Milan, where he has been invited as workshop leader. From 2001 until 2006 Bestenheider became Senior Designer at the Design studio of Patricia Urquiola in Milan working with several of important companies.
In 2006 he has been invited to participate at the Promosedia’s event.