Hanging around….

Most of us are familiar with the iconic design of Nanna Ditzel’s egg shaped chair floating in the air. Since the distinctive sculptural shape was created in 1959, it has enjoyed critical acclaim and is still in production.egg_001A decade later, in 1968, Eero Aarnio designed possibly the most renowned hanging chair: The Bubble. He said ‘I wanted to have the light inside it and so I had the idea of a transparent ball where light omes from all directions. The only suitable material is acrylic which is heated and blown into shape by a soap bubble.’BubbleA recent discovery is Lee Brooms Hanging Hoop Chair. Two circular hoops join to create simplicity in elegance.hanging-hoop-chair-brass-white-background-01The hanging chair I am currently lusting over is Tom Raffield’s Amble hanging chair. Crafted from steam bent ash in Cornwall, it invites you to ‘move slowly’ or amble. The additional sheepskin rug is a must.amble-hangingYou could most definitely swing in style perched in one of these.