Artistic chair design Thomas Heatherwick spinning chair. There are cool chairs and then there are REALLY cool chairs. You know, the one’s that cost a lot of money, and are perhaps housed at some luxury hotel in the foyer. This is “one of those chairs”. Without the “one of those chairs” price tag. Acclaimed British designer Thomas Heatherwick, took artistic inspiration from Timpani drums, to create a completely ergonomic chair that was comfortable, visibly beautiful & lot’s of fun to sit in. And yes it is a spinning chair too! To achieve this, the seat had to be capable of serving as a back support and the back support had to make a comfortable seat. Made of rotational molded polyethylene, it is suitable for both indoors and outdoors. Made in Italy. Comes in red or dark purple (shown). Diameter 36″. Upright Position: Height 26″. Tilted Position: Overall Height 31″. Seat Height 17″.