9. Piet Hein Eek, of Eek en Ruijgrok vof, born 1967
"RVS-draadstoel met aluminium zitting" Chair, 1993-95 (1993)
Aluminum, stainless steel
Manufactured by Eek en Ruijgrok vof, Geldrop
Lent by Eek en Ruijgrok vof
30 3/4 x 14 x 16 1/2" (78 x 35 x 42 cm)
Photo by Nob Ruijgrok, courtesy Eek en Ruijgrok vof

The simplicity of this chair evokes the functional construction of school and hospital furniture. The seat and back are made of aluminum cut and formed by a computer-controlled punching machine, and later anodized. The supporting structure is in stainless steel.