I have noticed this stool at 100% Design Exhibition and thought that it looked quite interesting and unusual. I made some notes and decided to to do more research on it.

Catherine Aitken, furniture and product designer, has graduated from Glasgow School of Art in 2006 and then successfully completed her course in Royal College of Art, London in 2011.

Responding to the concept Fade, these stools explore a gradual change in intensity through increasing and decreasing levels of colour and altering the presence of a particular material. Lengths of cotton cord are stitched together and then wrapped to a plywood plate and powder-coated steel base. These unique pieces combine function with visual intrigue.

Cotton cord, plywood, powder-coated steel