American furniture producer Emeco is launching in Courtrai Biennale Interieur (20th to 28th october) a new collection together with the French iconic designer Jean Nouvel

jean Nouvel chair for Emeco

This chair is special because it intimately embraces the body. But compared to my girlfriend, it is just So-So,  says Nouvel.

Jean Nouvel chair for Emeco

The So-So collection, include chairs and stools made of 80% recycled aluminum, reclaiming both post-industrial and post-consumer waste. The chairs and stools are lightweight and durable, all handmade in the factory in Pennsylvania, USA, using the same process as the famous Navy chairs from 1944.

I just kept the same DNA and evolved it into a new light and comfortable chair, Jean Nouvel said at the preview launch.

Barstool by Jean Nouvel

Jean Nouvel has really managed to take the back bone of Emeco and leverage a new vocabulary,” says Emeco’s CEO, Gregg Buchbinder. Together Emeco and Jean Nouvel have highlighted the sustainable philosophy of using what others discard to make something beautiful and long lasting.