Piao paper chair designed by Innovo. Photo: Innovo
The Piao paper chair is part of the Piao collection – a rather poetic furniture collection by Innovo. The China-based design collective Innovo developed the Piao furniture collection a simply designed and structured table and chair both called Piao that are accompanied by the light Xuan.
The Piao collection designed by Innovo. Photo: Innovo
The Piao chair is crafted with the same materials and techniques as traditional Yuhang paper umbrellas: Layers of paper are glued together to form a scooped shell. The paper layers are combined
Glued layers of paper form the shell of the Piao chair. Designed by Innovo. Photo: Innovo
Hand made paper that is rich in natural fibers is combined layer by layer until the chair is strong enough to carry a person. Since the flexibility of the paper is kept it even though it is layered a comfortable shell and chair is the result.