The idea for the O chair came from a dreamcatcher that my daughter Evie had made for my birthday.
I liked the pattern and that it could be made with such simple means. It reminded me of the possibilities we have in Senegal: to weave by hand on a simple fame. I imagined the circle becoming a very large backrest, which would surround you like a halo when you sit against it”.
Frames are rust-proofed tubular steel and wrapped with polyethylene cord. Polyethylene cord in a range of colors is handwoven to frames. Polypropylene leveling glides.
- All items in this collection are entirely handmade; each piece is unique, and variations in colors, weaves and shapes are not considered defects.
- Certain colors may fade in direct sunlight and although this will alter the products appearance, it is not considered a defect.
Tord Boontje collaborates with many companies and clients, including Alexander McQueen, Artecnica, Authentics, British Airways, Kvadrat, Moss and Swarovski. Boontje has been acknowledged with many awards including Elle Decoration UK Designer of the Year in 2003 and Woonbeurs Dutch Designer of the Year in 2005.