The chic Thonet 130 Chair was designed by Naoto Fukasawa for popular furniture label Thonet. Heralding from the Yamanashi Prefecture in Japan, Fukasawa graduated from Tama Art University in 1980. He acted as the head of American brand IDEO at their Tokyo office prior to establishing his eponymous design study in 2003. Some of his famous works include the Muji’s CD player and mobile phones Infobar and neon. One of Japan’s most highly acclaimed industrial designers Fukasawa has been awarded more than fifty awards, including the IDEA Gold Award, IF Gold Award, D&AD Gold Award and Mainichi Design Award.