Armin Wirth. Twelve 'aluflex' Folding Chairs
Armin Wirth. Twelve 'Aluflex' folding chairs, designed in 1951. H. 83 x 43.5 x 47.5 cm. Made Philip Zieringer Metallwerke, Switzerland. Aluminium frame, plywood.
This chair weighs only c3 kg. The frame of the chair is made of round aluminium tubes and shaped in a manner that does not require soldering. Seat and back are of very thin but sustainable air-ply. By lifting the seat, lots of chairs can be fit into each other and stored in a space-saving manner. The chairs stem from the first production. No plastic pieces were being used.