The chairs are crazy! You never think that these 15 materials can be made into chairs.

- Jan 24, 2018 -

In the history of modern design, the change of chair is synchronous with the development of architecture technology, and the evolution of chairs can be regarded as a mirror of history.

As George nelson (George nelson) in 1953 points out: "a truly original idea, every design innovation, each kind of new material application, each furniture technology invention can get the most vivid expression on the chair."

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Today, we also bring you 15 novel chair shows to see how designers play with the material and create unexpected new effects.


NO1. Gradient glass.


The Ombre Glass Chair is a tribute to silos (1934-1991).

His iconic glass chair was one of the most influential furniture designs of the 20th century.

The transparent glass seemed to condense into the air.

This groundbreaking design concept really reflects the importance of materials and sets a precedent for the special use of glass materials.

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Color ink is printed on the glass, let the glass chair add a bit of bright and blurred luster, the constant is still maintain the transparency of the unique glass.image.png

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The glass chair embodies a fascination with intangibles and transparency.

Using the innovative adhesive glass technique, the six glass plates are combined together without the need of screws to eliminate all structural traces.

The chair is like an organic whole, showing a sense of existence.

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NO2. Sponge filled.


After 90 s girl from Ukraine Daria Zinovatnaya in 2017 with its design of Cherokee series won the German red dot design award, designed by her Cherokee, series of obvious and the world is popular the Nordic style is different.

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The work was influenced by "Memphis", led by Ettore Sottsass in the 1980s.

The design is simple, but the clever collocation of color and material makes the person feel nifty and creative.

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NO3. White oak


The Danish designer Peter Qvist, whose name is Qvist, is also an architect at home. He is good at combining advanced 3d modeling with skilled craftsmanship.

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The chair is made from 17 layers of birch veneer, and has a new feel for the traditional birch wood.

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In order to provide a smooth and silky finish for wood, each white oak is polished by hand.

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NO4. Mixed material.


The Lawless "alien" chair designed by American designer Evan Fay brings a whole new feel to the normal function.

Of course, it is just a conceptual design, which is used in real life.

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The seat will be made of long, blue upholstery, woven into a welded steel bar frame and combined into the shape of a chair.

Two kinds of material on the vision not only formed the sharp contrast, orderly and balanced steel bar and clutter of soft mat also creates a set of contradiction, thus created a opposite but complementary space of reality.

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NO5. Polypropylene


Since childhood, we have learned a lot of origami crafts, which inspired two designers from the Netherlands.

The Flux Chair, which takes just four seconds to turn it into an elegant and comfortable Chair.

It's like a large envelope, not a place.

The chair is made of very solid polypropylene, one of the lightest varieties in the plastic, which weighs only 4.3KG but can withstand up to 160KG.

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Not only can the handle be held in the hand like a file bag, it can also be hung on the wall.

It can be carried out like a suitcase, especially suitable for outdoor places such as barbecue and barbecue.

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NO6. Hanger chair


Sometimes when you get to the office, you quickly take off your coat and hang it on the back of your seat.

JoeyZeledon is such a reluctant, somewhat "lazy" designer.

He inserted countless ordinary hangers into a seat with a steel frame and designed the hanger.

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The hangers, while completing their roles, also work part-time on the back and back of the chair.

The designer's imagination is so great when you combine a hanger and a chair.

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Not only that, but also very good solve the problem that clothes rack accepts a person, hang a suit to be able to pick a clothes rack casually only, the individual character still saves time and effort.

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NO7. Bamboo


Bamboo is one of the most integrated materials in the traditional hundreds of crafts.

Bamboo itself has an important property of toughness, bending it to produce a strong elastic stress.

No, a small brother from Taiwan designed a small bamboo stool.

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In appearance, this bamboo stool is no different from other benches.

But this bamboo stool structure is especially clever, depending on its own tension and interpenetration to bear the weight.

Like trampoline, you can show different radians according to different weight of each person, so that people can get a more comfortable experience.

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This bamboo stool has no iron nails, using the traditional bamboo mortise and tenon process, with the bamboo pin fixed.

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NO8. Metal


This "AO" Chair is the work of a Chinese designer, who has seen it in real life before.

This is a will change with the use of chair, chair surface is flat at first, in the process of use, has the ductility chair face because they have been subjected to the weight of the body and is pressed down, joint hips caused deformation, forming a micro concave arc.

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Using a special cutting method similar to paper cutting, 2d planar extension can be used as three-dimensional convex surface.

The pattern pattern of hexagon is gradually enlarged from the side to the center, thus obtaining the natural and form feeling chair surface.

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NO9. Cloth


The Bertoia Loom, created by French designer Clement Brazille, is a reinterpretation of the iconic work of American designer Harry Bertoia, a tribute to his centenary.

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Just like a loom, use the material like corduroy and flannelette to wear a unique coat for each chair.

Weaving also quickly showed its benefits.

Once woven, the original wire chair becomes very comfortable, soft and different.

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NO10. Bubble


This chair looks rough and sharp. Do you dare to sit down?

The Stone Foam Stool, designed by Dutch designer Matthijs Kok, looks like a natural rock.

It's the first reaction, but in fact, it's a pretty soft cold guy.

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Right!

It's soft!

It is made of polyurethane foam and then coated with clay particles.

The moment you sit down, you will be pleasantly surprised to find that it is a bubble, like a baby's little fart.

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NO11, waste mattress


Ted Bed is designed by Volen Valentinov.

What's interesting is that this piece of soft bed, which looks like 850 by 2000 mm, can easily become an armchair, a couch potato and a chair.

And the material is also very environmental protection, it is made from the waste material of mattess field, integrated waterproof material also make it indoor, outdoor can use.

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NO12, acrylic


This is a named Exploded Chair Chair, could be called the crack in Chinese chairs, appears to be trying to virgo former boyfriend/girlfriend to explode.

The designer Joyce Lin disassembled a wooden chair and put it into a transparent, hollow acrylic tube. The chair in the acrylic tube was "stump", and the slanting existed, as if it had been blown apart.

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This is a deconstruction chair, seen from a distance like a loose chair.

In fact, the designer is a decomposed wooden chair embedded in a transparent plastic box, giving people a visual sense of confusion.

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NO13. Wood + resin.


Hattern design studio has been focusing on the recycling of wood waste, and recently launched a Stool called Zero Per Stool.

After the wood waste is collected and then watered with resin and then cooled to harden it, the designer also wants to create a zero-waste furniture that calls attention to environmental protection.

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After the resin solidified, a hard wood and resin mixture was obtained, and then the stool was cut and polished, each of which had a unique style.

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NO14. Three-dimensional stretch fabric.


The Layer is an experience-based industrial design organization founded by British designer Benjamin Hubert.

They created a "cradle" series for moroso.

Combine the mesh hammock with the traditional upholstered chair.

The series consists of a chair, a screen and a table.

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This series of products are used in cooperation with Austrian textile factory to develop three-dimensional elastic fabric.

This kind of mesh material has the high strength elasticity, can be very good according to the person's physique provides the flexible support, extremely accords with human body engineering.

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NO15. Knitting.


When I was a child, I often helped my mother around the wool, and Hanna Maring from Eindhoven school of design estimated that she had the same childhood experience.

The Big Rush chair has a new look by wrapping it around a single metal frame.

Not only the modelling is chic, but also the utility is higher, sometimes the simple idea is put together, also can appear different surprise effect.

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