The boxwood of furniture pioneer Michael Thonet provides a classic twist in this chair. The seat of the chair is made of sturdy woven rattan. This gives the chair a unique and comfortable design! In the 19th century, Micheal Thonet discovered a new way to bend wood. By using fewer wood joints and no glue, he made furniture much sturdier. The rattan-woven seat makes sitting more comfortable, allowing you to linger for a long time.