2021

Richard by Michael Young
by Modus

Michael Young

Hong Kong based designer Michael Young worked with us to develop an elegant stacking chair with a shell made from 100% post-consumer waste.

Inspired by a 1950s' Australian café chair, the Richard chair is comprised of two metal loops, overlapping in a way that allows stacking, with an ergonomically moulded, 100% recycled PET felt seat.

Each chair shell is made using over 100 plastic bottles. By reclaiming value from post-consumer waste, the Richard chair plays one small part in our road to re-valuing plastic.


This project has been longlisted in the seating design category of Dezeen Awards 2021.

Designer: Michael Young for Modus
Project: Richard
Read more: Michael Young

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