Emeco tapped French impresario Philippe Starck for this year's honors, and what he came up with is the Broom chair, a mix of 75% reclaimed polypropylene, 15% reclaimed wood fiber and 10% glass fiber—recycled and recyclable.
According the its news blog, Starck came up with the chair's name like so: "Imagine a guy who takes a humble broom and stars to clean the workshop and with this dust he makes new magic." More about that, in Starck's own words, thanks to this film by Eames Demetrios:
Kelsey Keith has written about design, art, and architecture for a variety of print and online publications.
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