“What if when we were invited to someone’s house,” asks Arquimaña, “we had to bring our own chair?” The Spain-based architecture/design firm used that thought as the inspiration for their Ika, a simple folding chair designed to be toted.
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Manufacturing it requires “the two worlds we like the most, the digital manufacturing processes for wood and the artisanal ones for sewing the backrest,” they write.
I’m a bit puzzled by the separate wall-mounted strap for hanging, below; would it not make more sense to just hang it from the backrest on a simple dowel or knob?
In any case, the chair was designed for furniture brand Ondarreta. At press time it was not yet in production.