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Unique chair made of silk strings: the Silkchair by Alvi Design

Silk has always been a very intriguing material. From clothes to bed sheets, silk has proven to have unique qualities and luxurious meanings. In today’s market, silk can be used for more than just clothes; it can act like the perfect material when constructing a chair.

The Silkchair was constructed by using strings of coloured silk stretched on a wooden frame. Designers from Alvi Design based their chair design on the unique and versatile material and combined it with FSC-certified oak for support. The back and seating area of the chair gently offers a resemblance to a heavenly instrument: the harp. Eco-friendly and beautiful, the Silkchair is actually quite strong, supporting the weight of one person and distributing it equally throughout its surface.

Photos via alvidesign.se

Ada Teicu

Ada always dreamed of transforming her love for writing into a lifestyle. Passionate about all things beautiful, from faithful dogs to homemade cooking or climbing her beautiful homeland mountains, she was very much into interior design and architectural wonders. Ada is from Timisoara, Romania, loves purple and turquoise and her all-time favorite c[...]

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