This modern variant is a far cry from those traditional porch-suspended wooden seats swinging below chipped white paint on an aging house, but definitely draws on them for inspiration.

Florent Coirier updates this classic using a hollow aluminum frame and synthetic rather than traditional ropes, but retains the traditional solid wood seat with support boards below.

Continue reading below
Our Featured Videos

The result could easily be mistaken for an ordinary chair from a distance, as black blends into black and the straight lines of cord seem almost like extensions of the metal they hang from.