Knot Chair: cozy, semi-stone-age

John Makepeace's Knot Chair, a finalist for the 2010 Prince Philip Designers Prize, poleaxed me this morning during my dawn RSS patrol. Something about it -- it seems so friendly, homey, something between a twig chair at a cottage and a furnishing from the Flintstones house. It's got the desiderata enzyme, whatever it is.

Prince Philip Designers Prize 2010 Shortlist Announced


  1. Use of Weapons.

    NB: If you don’t already recognise the above reference, untangling it is a massive spoiler. Just read the book.

  2. Well it’s certainly ugly enough to win a prestigious design contest. And it’s been so long since I read ‘Use of Weapons’ that eyedontgeddit.

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