Design Philippe Starck, 2002. Thermal treated aluminum. Made in USA by Emeco. A new addition to the Emeco family, the Kong Collection was designed for a Chinese restaurant in Paris and inspired by the furniture of Versailles. The Kong series is made utilizing the famous Emeco 77-step process and was designed by Philippe Starck. Three times stronger than steel and amazingly light weight, these chairs have a life expectancy of at least 150 years. Available with one or two arms. armchair: 17.5" w | 18" d | 34.5" h | seat: 17.5" h.