Last October, Carolina Business Interiors hosted our firm for a 'fun night' (which they've done the past couple of years), where you go and have hors d'oeuvres and drinks, learn about new products, and do a fun group activity. And in the end, you have a chance to win a new chair.
This year's activity was a design competition where they gave us each a box full of materials: string, wire, clay, pipe cleaner, metal mesh, fabric, etc. The task was to design & build a miniature chair in 45 minutes. In the end, we each placed our chairs in front of a ballot box, and we were each given 5 chips with which to vote. You could only vote once for any given chair, including your own. My entry:
Well I won, and the prize was a Generation chair by Knoll! And Brian and I finally got around to picking out what colors we wanted, and it arrived today!! This is what it looks like: