Design

Object: Stepladder Chair

A by-the-numbers assessment of a new product or accessory.

(Photo: Courtesy Victorinox)

Los Angeles designer Stephen Kenn unveils a convertible stepladder-chair hybrid for Makers, the first furniture collaboration of knife, watch, and gear company Victorinox.

The Stepladder chair, by the numbers:


5

People it takes to make the Stepladder chair, from start to finish.

30

Weight of the chair in pounds.

3

Total number of pieces in Victorinox’s Makers collection.

1800

Price of the chair in dollars.

1

Months it took for conceptual development of the collection.

1884

Year Victorinox was founded.

2011

Year Kenn cofounded his eponymous design studio.

81

The greatest number of functions of any Victorinox Swiss Army knife.

12

Years Kenn has been a designer.

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