Sometimes change is a good thing, as is demonstrated by the simple updates Numen made to the classic folding deck chair found on swanky cruise ships around the world. A new ‘X’ design not only adds an optional sun shade, but also handy pockets for storing drinks and sunscreen.
It’s one of those updates that makes you question why the original wasn’t made like that in the first place. Like cars outfitted with seat belts, and cereal enhanced with marshmallows. The XZ chair doesn’t just add stylish upgrades like the use of Acacia wood and sewn fabric pockets. It’s fundamentally a smarter design that does away with the need for sun shades and drink holders, and results in an all-around better product.