Obviously creative design requires calculation and math, and this relationship is perfectly illustrated by the Parabola Chair, built by LA-based designer Carlo Aiello. The metal chair is the winner of the International Contemporary Furniture Fair Studio Award this year, and will be showcased at the event from May 18-21 at the somewhat controversial Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. The design, based on the concept of the parabola, features sculptural curves that provide a surprisingly comfortable seat that supporting the body's contours.

[via DesignMilk]