Audi Crowdsources The Design Of Their Race Car Inspired Chair

Audi Crowdsources The Design Of Their Race Car Inspired Chair
Design

A public beta test will determine the chair's final shape.

Dave Pinter, PSFK
  • 21 april 2012

Audi has partnered with design team Clemens Weisshaar and Reed Kram on a unique chair project called the R18 Ultra Chair for the 2012 Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan. The public will have an opportunity to beta test a prototype chair developed with lightweight manufacturing methods derived from Audi’s new R18 Ultra race car. The chair is based on three components, a carbon composite seat, a carbon-rubber backrest and aluminium legs which all can be flat-packed in a box.

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