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Rattan office chair combines sustainability with good looks

Would you use this in your office? Office chairs are rarely as elegant as they are ergonomic and comfortable, so Royal College of Arts graduate and designer Andrea Mestre set out to address that issue—along with the question of sustainability. Her solution is the Gandia, a “dynamic” chair made from rattan cane that allows the user to move and stretch within it. Formed by several bent pieces of the flexible palm plant, the office seating combines a rounded and reclining backrest attached to the frame by way of a pivot joint, a seat that glides forward and backward in response, and curved arm rests.
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