These make-shift seats redefine our notion of the chair

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credit: Michael Wolf

What is a chair? Something to sit on, first and foremost, and nowadays a design statement. But these chairs bring us back to the essence of the chair.

Lovingly photographed by Michael Wolf in China and Hong Kong, they are called "b*st*rd" chairs because of their questionable origin. The unknown creators have a wit and style of their own.