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Outdoor woven chairs by Ethimo

Kilt chair by Marcello Ziliani for Ethimo

Dezeen Showroom: garden furniture brand Ethimo has launched the outdoor Kilt chair, which features a woven rope seat designed by Marcello Ziliani.

As its name suggests, the Kilt chair is designed to evoke the pleated tartan skirts traditionally worn by men in the Scottish Highlands, Ethimo said.

Kilt chairs by Ethimo
Ethimo has launched the outdoor Kilt chair

"Kilt takes its cue from the image of the famous piece of fabric wrapped around the waists of the proud inhabitants of the Highlands," said Ziliani.

"In the same way, the backrest is wrapped around the chair while remaining detached, like a skirt that leaves the knees bare."

Woven outdoor chairs
It is designed by Marcello Ziliani as a nod to traditional kilts

The Kilt chair has a deliberately simple, stackable form, intended for use in both residential and commercial settings.

Its frame is available in both teak and aluminium, while its seat and backrest are formed from rope available in various colours.

Product: Kilt
Designer: Marcello Ziliani
Brand: Ethimo

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Kilt chairs by Ethimo
Kilt chairs by Ethimo
Kilt chair by Ethimo