$70,000 Wooden Bike Inspired By A Century-Old Chair [Pics]

$70,000 Wooden Bike Inspired By A Century-Old Chair [Pics]
Design

Historic chair manufacturer Thonet branches out to make unique-shaped bicycles.

Yi Chen
  • 9 october 2012


German-Austrian company Thonet is known for its bentwood chairs, especially for its No. 14 chair that was introduced in 1859. Over 150 years later, the classic design of the chair has inspired Thonet to create a concept bike that retains the curves, lines, and structure of the furniture piece.

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