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Based on the idea of ‘two in one’, these chairs remain functional even when stacked. The difficulty in putting them together lay in the juxtaposition of two materials that have distinctive physical properties. Fitting the two chairs together means cutting down these materials to the absolute minimum while retaining mechanical resistance, which required know-how in both joinery and metalwork. Mono-material, wood and metal, ensure that Twin Chairs are easy to recycle.
Born in Nice, France in 1975, Philippe Nigro studied Decorative Arts ( Bac F12, Industrial design BTS at La Martiniere in Lyon, DSAA Product & Furniture Design at Ecole Boulle in Paris), during which time he collaborated with C. Gardet and conceived the experimental garden 'Ailleurs' at Chaumont Sur Loire and the lamp 'Flac' for a Habitat competition<br /><br />