Niels Diffrient rethinks the way we sit down mayo 17, 2012Posted by jagf in making off.
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Design legend Niels Diffrient talks about his life in industrial design (and the reason he became a designer instead of a jet pilot). He details his quest to completely rethink the office chair starting from one fundamental data set: the human body.
Design legend Niels Diffrient is the creator of the Freedom Chair, a radical rethink of the way we sit today. Throughout his career, he’s been a pioneer of ergonomic design –studying the human body (in all its shapes and sizes) and how to make it comfortable. More at TED.