In shipbuilding, the keel is the boat’s backbone, essential to stability. Industrial designers Jeffrey Bernett and Nicholas Dodziuk created the Keel Lounge Chair for Teknion Studio to represent the shipbuilding industry’s emphasis on good construction. Created for contract and hospitality applications, the chair complements the company’s Spectrum Lounge Series and Fractals Seating Group. It features bright chrome supports and measure 30-1/2" tall by 28" wide and 27" deep. www.teknion.com
Jennifer Brite is a design journalist and public-health scientist who is currently pursuing a doctorate in public health with a concentration in epidemiology and demography at the City University of New York. For ARCHITECT, she writes about new products and sustainable design.