Lightness has been considered important for a piece of furniture due to the necessity to have a versatile product on the lack of space in urban area nowadays.
As for Mantis, the challenge is to combine different measurement of rattan and make it rigid, considering rattan as a material is really flexible. From this approach, therefore the diagonal pattern for the small rattan core being used. By using this pattern, the decorative element become part of the structure that give the strength. The contrast on the usage of small diameter of metal leg, resemble a unique posture just like a mantis.