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The Handmade Composition Chair by Kouichi Okamoto is a Piece of (Art)Work

 - Nov 12, 2009   Updated: Jun 15 2011
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The Composition Chair by Kouichi Okamoto is hand made using only a self-made jig, a standard pair of pliers and a lot of 3.0 mm hard aluminum wire. No bolts or welding were required in the construction of the chair.

This extraordinary piece of furniture took the designer six months to build, making the Composition Chair by Kouichi Okamoto an exercise in persistence and immensely detailed craftsmanship.

Implications - Products that simply provide a function without any aesthetic appeal are no longer attractive to customers. Supplying both attractiveness along with a service are elements that consumers look for in their purchases. Creating items that are both practical and entertaining are more appealing than those with either or.