• German designers perform thousands of tests to build the most comfortable R18 Ultra Chair

  • When Audi decides to build a concept design, the German automaker makes sure it does it right. In an attempt to build the perfect chair, Audi and a group of other German designers set up an R18 Ultra Chair made from carbon fiber and aluminum at the 18th-century Milanese palazzo and hooked this one up with stress analysis monitors to the seat, back, and legs. The designers then asked a few thousand passersby to take a seat, monitoring their posture and stress levels, using industrial monitors to record it all.

    The data collected from this massive test was then put together to build the world’s most lightweight and comfortably efficient chair that will soon be unveiled at the Design Miami event this year!


    Topics: Furniture Tags: , , on May 11, 2012
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