dutch design only presents sustainably woven bamboo chair dutch design only presents sustainably woven bamboo chair
dec 05, 2013

dutch design only presents sustainably woven bamboo chair

dutch design only presents sustainably woven bamboo chair
all images courtesy of alex levarek




utilizing traditional asian plaiting techniques, ‘the bamboo chair’ by dutch designers tejo remy and rené veenhuizen is made solely from weaving the eco-friendly wood. the lightweight piece is also extremely durable, it is constructed using 24 cm by 10 cm strips that are bent into semi-circles to form the main base. resembling a tub chair, typical of deck chairs on passenger ships, the project combines typical dutch design with ancient construction techniques to make a comfortable and importantly, sustainable product. the final prototyping of the ‘bamboo chair’ and its production was sponsored by dutch design only.



the eco-friendly chair is made solely from woven strips of bamboo.



designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

  • Strikingly handsome ..yet erie. The mind sees a 1870s, sitting brace for a paraplegic or outdoor toilet.


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