Velo Chair

Student Designer Peoples Choice Award 2016

Designer: Jan Waterston
College/University: Rycotewood Furniture Centre
Wood Supplier: Tyler Hardwoods, Mundy Veneer
Wood Species: European Ash Constructional Veneer

Inspired by the bicycle, the Velo Chair connects body and object by seamlessly wrapping itself around the user. Each surface is hand sculpted. Ash was selected for its flexibility, allowing the complex curves to be free- form laminated without breaking. The flexibility allows a more comfortable backrest which flexes and moulds around the sitter.