On a day off in China, I decided to take advantage of the time. I wanted to see something old. China's history dates back farther than anything I have seen in person before. I walked to a ancient hidden city called Nantou. Behind this walled city that dates back to 500 A.D., I found a treasure trove of inspiration. Over many windows in this hidden city, there were elaborately designed metal gates that were just stunning. On the way back to my hotel, I walked over a modern pedestrian suspension bridge. The honeycomb pattern of the walkway mirrored that of the gates on the windows. This pattern inspired my chair.