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Yves Behar's New SAYL Chair Descends From on High

Like Catholic pilgrims flocking to touch the foot of the bronze sculpture of St. Peter at The Vatican, adoring modern-furniture fans gathered 'round Yves Behar's new SAYL chair for Herman Miller at the San Francisco MoMA this week. The design was announced two-and-a-half weeks ago, and has since generated buzz for its sexy curves, ergonomic capabilities, and modest $399 tag. Curious how Behar made it all work, especially within that price bracket? The quick-hitting video after the jump reveals the sketch wall at the HQ of his firm, fusestudio, and some insight into his method.

· Behar's Chairs for Herman Miller [Curbed National]
· @yvesbehar [Twitter]
· Sneak Peek: How Yves Behar Created an Affordable Task Chair for Herman Miller [Co.Design]
· fuseproject [official site]