Design

Rethinking the way we sit down: Niels Diffrient on TED.com

Posted by: Tedstaff

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. (Recorded at TED2002, February 2002, in Monterey, California. Duration: 17:20.)

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