A closer look at KIDA Hanging Lounge Chair, one of five finalists in the 2021 GRAY Awards Furniture/Lighting Product Design category.
KIDA Hanging Lounge Chair
With KIDA, designer Stephen Burks has created a hanging lounge chair as delightful to look at as it is to use. The first DEDON products to be wrapped, rather than woven, in the company's special Fiber Touch thread, the collection features a cradle-like organic form that's open, airy, light, and inviting. Once inside, users can luxuriate in KIDA's comfy cushion, which covers the entire seating area, and feel, in Burks' own words, “as free as the breeze'' when swinging.
Drawing inspiration from his collaboration with DEDON's master weavers in the Philippines, Burks developed a design that looks and feels less enclosed. "The wickerwork pattern was born out of the desire to convey the development, to express it logically and yet remain true to its random process of creation," he explains. "The wrapping emphasizes the geometry of the structure."
Photos Courtesy of DEDON
Date of Completion: January 2021
Additional Product Design, Furniture/Lighting, Commercial finalists:
Exo Dining Table
IGT Wall Sconce
The Greensboro Chair
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