With Contour our aim from the start was to create a range of outdoor steel chairs that were more simple and comfortable than those available. Inspired by the design and longevity of iconic mid-century metal chairs, we chose to use a combination of tubular and wire steel. These materials bring an industrial aesthetic to the table and with advancements in tube bending machinery enabling more complex bending operations, we were able to soften the design and create a more comfortable seat shape. The range has been in development for 2 years with countless tweaks and adjustments optimising the curvature between seat and backrest. The result is a well proportioned collection of chairs which are both deceptively simple and surprisingly comfortable.