Hammock Chair – Wataru Kumano (Japan)
For designer Wataru Kumano, the best word to encapsulate the character of Kvadrat Febrik’s knitted textiles is “friendly”. Padded, comforting and enveloping, knitted textiles represent a warm, welcoming typology. His project for Knit!, Hammock Chair has been designed to recall a knitted sweater, gently wrapping around the body and stretching to follow its curves. Hammock Chair is constructed by suspending a sling of Triangle and Uniform Melange textiles between four white ash legs, thereby harnessing the padded softness of the textile to create a seat that comfortably maps to the body of the sitter.