knit + metal

THIS TYPE of knit work has been heavily prevalent and trendy in the furniture world for a while. However, this year, I’m seeing a lot more metal and knit combinations. Here are two knit chairs that I particularly loved at this year’s Milan Design Week. Modern metal lines combined with ancient knitting techniques create a beautiful juxtaposition of materials and texture:

1. From Lambrate show, the Paper Knitted Chair by hettler.tullmann
2. From Zona Tortona show, by Rik Ten Velden: