ICFF 2007: Eazy Bean

ICFF 2007: Eazy Bean

Lisa
Aug 14, 2007


FatBoy be warned: Eazy Bean, Francoise Sejourne's San Francisco-based company has been making sustainably-constructed bean bag furniture for more than ten years, and she was showing some new nature-inspired colors, finishes and shapes (pictured just below) at this year's ICFF. posted originally from: AT:San Francisco Bean Bags are simple furniture and need to be pleasingly tactile if they are to seduce anyone who's not already low-to-the-ground. So the choice of materials is key and we'd say Eazy Bean's tech suede covers get high marks in this category. The soft, machine-washable covers are made from mostly post-consumer product. And the beans themselves, which are manufactured entirely in the US and fulfilled by Goodwill Industries, are made from EPS foam, which is CFC-free and recyclable. One of the new bags on display, the hockey puck-shaped bag in the middle picture, actually had a raffia-based textile cover that was surprisingly pliable and soft. We know this for a fact because this is where we finally took a break from the hard convention center floor and sat down.
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