The chair ‘The Cord Connection’ has completely been made out of baling twine; the polypropylene rope used to bind hay and straw together. This baling twine is a waste product from, among other things, horsefarms. Horse owners in the Netherlands use enough rope to go around the world 7 times a year.
This waste stream fascinated Ruben. He began to investigate whether a new product could emerge from a single waste product that seems to be useless. After a lot of technical research, Ruben now makes solid material from the rope for the structure and combines this with the original (flexible) form.
Chair ‘the Cord Connection’ (STUDY)
Design: Ruben van Megen, 2018
Material: black baling twine