Kuki chair by Zaha Hadid for Sawaya & Moroni

Kuki chair by Zaha Hadid for Sawaya & Moroni

Milan 2013: Zaha Hadid folded a round sheet of plastic to create this chair for Italian brand Sawaya & Moroni (+ slideshow).

Kuki chair by Zaha Hadid for Sawaya and Moroni

The single indigo-coloured sheet has been creased along two lines so the edges almost meet at the back, then bent in the middle to create the seat and backrest.

Kuki chair by Zaha Hadid for Sawaya and Moroni

Edges that touch the floor have been levelled to stabilise the chair.

Kuki chair by Zaha Hadid for Sawaya and Moroni

Scored bands follow the shape of the seat and curve around droplet shaped holes in each side.

Kuki chair by Zaha Hadid for Sawaya and Moroni

The chair was unveiled at the Sawaya & Moroni showroom in Milan earlier this month. Zaha Hadid created a zig-zagging chair for the brand in 2011.

Kuki chair by Zaha Hadid for Sawaya and Moroni

She also presented twisting auditorium seats, monochrome pendant lamps, sculptural outdoor benches and a sofa based on rock formations during the city's design week this year.

Kuki chair by Zaha Hadid for Sawaya and Moroni

Hadid was crowned businesswoman of the year at the Veuve Clicquot awards in London earlier this week.

Kuki chair by Zaha Hadid for Sawaya and Moroni

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