From the TED Talks archive: Niels Diffrient rethinks the way we sit down.


The designer of the groundbreaking Freedom® and Liberty™ task chairs (both shipping for free, by the way) Niels Diffrient talks about industrial design, the human body, office chairs, and the reason he became a designer instead of a jet pilot. “Why should you have to read a 20 page manual to know how to run a chair?” asks the designer. Learn more in this video from the TED Talk archive.

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