Image: Diego Alta
From Milan-based designer Odo Fioravanti comes the Dragonfly chair he produced for Segis.  The designer observed that  the insects' bodies are characterized by an imbalance in weight distribution between the front legs and their extended abdomen and so sought to create a chair as uniquely balanced as the forms found in nature. The chair is therefore cantilever in form with its four steel legs joined at the front of the injection-molded polypropylene shell seat. The fine balance of the structure is achieved via a hidden U-shaped element under the seat.