And finally, as an example of what might be called a more direct influence, in the early days of the Concorde refurbishment project and working together with Terence Conran, we felt that such small aircraft seating had to look more to the boardroom than the first-class end of an aeroplane, so for inspiration the classic Eames Aluminium chair had everything: style, comfort quality and visibly expert engineering – what more could we want in a supersonic seat?
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