Designers: Christien Meindertsma for LABEL/BREED Product category

Flax Chair

Christien Meindertsma’s Flax Chair is a surprising and radically innovative piece of furniture. The chair is constructed from boards that are made out of flax and a sustainable glue. After being cut out of this board, the pieces are bent into their form.

Flax chair, photography by Labadie van Tour

Flax chair detail, photography by Labadie van Tour

.Christien Meindertsma at Enkev, photography by studio Aandacht

Meet the designer

Christien Meindertsma shares her design story, motivations, obstacles and future plans for the Flax Chair in this interview with the Design Museum.

Product nominees


This broad category includes the latest solution from IKEA for replacing screws and a craft beer inspired by the experience of African immigrants living in Europe.

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Beazley Designs of the Year

This exhibition comprises 62 nominations across six categories: Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Graphics, Product and Transport. The exhibition and awards showcases some of the most original and exciting products, concepts and designers in the world today.

Background image | Flax chair detail, photography by Labadie van Tour