missing ocean chair

A series of cotton tubes printed with the original motifs of the Glasgow-based team Timorous Beasties, embroidered in 3D with cashmere, fluorescent fishing lines and other materials by Chloe Patience have been added on the chairs.
+ nobody and co


Since the Italian furniture brand ALIAS specialises in furniture made from aluminium, the idea was to create a chair made of four aluminium “twigs” and a seat. While the aluminium structure of all of the chairs is the same, five upper portion unit variations feature differing shapes, colours, and materials.
+ nendo

layer project

I want to tell you about Individuality of the Layer. This chair has so much potential, actually it can be every image like paintings, cartoons or textures. If someone wants to have classical chair, just put a classical layer…
+ Yunsohyun

cuddle stool


Cuddle is a stool created not only to enjoy a sitting on it but providing a shelter for your feet. Have a seat on it while working and enjoy the warmth of an wool upholstered cave laying underneath.
Or even better… have a seat on your sofa and rest your feet on this woollen nest.
+ Alex Quisite

the three stool


The Three Stool is a counter height stool that was designed as a collaboration with 18 KARAT to address the issue of material use in furniture. The aim of this project was to use the least amount of materials while maintaining maximum strength.
+ char kennedy

landscapes within

Landscapes within / Wiktoria Szawiel

…so I dreamt about places, and I dreamt about landscapes, and I recalled familiar memories of sounds, views, feelings. From those little notions of a space, of light, of atmosphere, my project emerged. I aimed to capture the beauty and the spirituality of an eastern landscape within a physical object.
The collection includes chair, side table, stools and various vessels.
+ wiktoria szawiel



“Today the majority of housework is done standing and in a hurry. I wanted to create a piece of furniture which would allow me to comfortably perform household duties in the kitchen and celebrate them and enjoy them (while sitting).

rattan stool

Rattan Stool / Wiktoria Szawiel

a stool designed by Wiktoria Szawiel (from Poland), made of rattan, widely available, thus sustainable!

+ wiktoria szawiel

steps seating

Steps Seating / Geof Ramsey

“For as long as the staircase has been used, it has also been a form of seating. The raised right angle of the step lends itself to form a natural seat like structure.

split chair

split chair / roni shalmon

Inspired by the simple branching of tree branches, here is the chair designed by Roni Shalmon.
+ roni shalmon

2D & 3D seat

2D & 3D seat / Renate Vos

An idea which originated from weave experiments with the goal to make (hand)weaving recognizable as a craft but also to implement it in a new constructive way.

air chair

air chair / Pinwu

“AIR” is an unconventional interpretation of traditional Chinese bamboo weaving. The concept explores the limits of bamboo’s weight and strength. The result is a significantly lightweight chair with the same durability of a much heavier chair.

thistle chair

thistle chair / spyros kizispd

Nature’s potential as a resource has yet to be fully realized, but with fuel and energy crises looming large, it is only a matter of time. In response to the economic downfall of his native Greece, Edinburgh College of Art graduate Spyros Kizis suggests a new material for the development of products in his part of Europe.

eye chair

eye chair / Paul Venaille

chair designed to be an illusion for the visually happy people
by Paul Venaille

ivy chair

ivy chair/ Enrico Gondim

The Ivy Chair design by Enrico Gondim is inspired by biomimicry & natural processes rooted in traditional palm weaving developed over centuries – made from American oak wood with a non peeling, water resistant felt, the chair becomes an experience of relaxing in a hammock.


di corte

di corte/resign.it

Di Corte, designed by Andrea Magnani, Giovanni Delvecchio and Elisabetta Amatori of Resign, is a series of chairs that remember their tree roots, still partially covered with tree bark.

continual chair

continual chair/ metous studio

The Continual Chair designed by David Lee, of Metous studio is set in a grid of tube and each of 123 tubes can be pushed down to any height, permitting users to construct their own unique space.

dowel chair

dowel chair/ organelle design

“…un-intuitively comfortable!”
“…fill it with your own objects!”

hypertrophy chair

hypertrophy chair / nocc studio

Hypertrophy chair : the hypertrophy of one extended armrest complements the use of the chair as a functional object (The chair can then be used as a newspaper rack, coat hanger, etc…)

t chair

t chair / Natalia Coll

Asians develop many of their common home tasks kneeling down. The hip is positioned in such a way that makes a correct back position possible to be held with no struggle at all.

creek chair

creek chair by Sandro Lopez

The concept behind Creek armchair is to fabricate a wooden design with a contemporary language.

coat hangers

coat hangers/ resign.it

Abitudini is a series of coat hangers designed by Antonello Fusè that utilizes old chair backs. Fuse takes second hand chairs and cuts off their back at various points. He then attaches a simple metal curve to the top of the chair back transforming it into a coat hanger. The design works off the tradition of hanging ones coat on a chair back, transforming it into an object with this one explicit purpose.
+ resign.it

amber chair

amber chair/ jaeukjung

Layers of time are fossilized within the essence of amber… korean design Jaeuk Jung draws on the qualities of this natural resin as a solution in which to reflect and preserve the final moments of a decaying object. His ‘amber chair’ ‘fossilizes’ michael thonet’s classic ‘chair no. 14’, enclosing the antique piece of furniture and turning it into a contemporary design object. Thus a new chair is presented without removing the past completely, but conserving it.


bac/ 5.5 design studio

BAC is designed just like a storage tub of the mass-market retailing in which all kind of pillows are loose mixed and presented. Potentially all the styles are possible because BAC is above all a receptacle, a packaging of comfort. The user is free to complete with pillows of his choice to get the style he likes. By playing on the imagination of the pillow, BAC proposes another vision of the comfort connected to the fantasy.

energy stool

energy stool / marcel pasternak

Marcel Pasternak uses wax to build the stools, which then are casted in bronze to pay tribute to the eco-cycle of the framework found in the law of conservation of energy, in a transformation of this stored energy – the production process is modeled around Joseph Beuys’ fascination with bees, offering users a resting place to restore their energy, giving back to the insect.



the hangzhou stool

the hangzhou stool/ Chen min

The Hangzhou Stool consists of many layers of bamboo veneer of the thickness of 0.9mm. Each veneer again is made of several ultra thin bamboo layers that is aligned vertical to each other according to its natural direction of the bamboo fibres. In such way, each veneer becomes not only very flexible but also robust in all directions.

ribbon stool

ribbon stool/ lutyk

Ribbon is an innovative approach to a traditional material- plywood, which I bend in three directions, reinventing the methods of working with it.

spike chair

spike chair/ lervik

The Spike chair is unique in shape. The seat and seat back are fashioned from a number of rods, like a bed of nails, which collectively mimic the curve of a body. The base of the chair is made of tubular steel, welded together with a three-milimetre steel base plate. The upper section is made of turned ash components.


snug/ kumeko

Not a chair, but you can sit in it… not a floor cushion, but it’s comfortable… not a throw, but it keeps you warm..
+ kumeko

rip & tatter

rip & tatter/ Peter Oyler

Sculpted by hammering out industrial cardboard, the rip + tatter kid’s chair is 100 % recyclable [take it out with the recyle when the time comes], non-toxic, and full of energy.
designed by Pete Oyler:

layer coconut chair

layer coconut chair/ jorrittaekema

The Layer Chair, fabricated using only natural coconut composite, a byproduct of the food industry, combined with latex to form a resilient usable chair, designed and created by Jorrit Taekema is made of overlaying strata of coir, in this case coconut fibers, makes the seating fully biogradable!
+ jorrittaekema

growth table

growth table / durfeeregn

Growth Table is one of a series of objects and spaces modified from a variety of familiar types to sponsor specific activities for adults as well as children. It creates an instant and intergenerational community united by the simple act of drawing.

piao paper chair

piano paper chair / pinwu

“Tié” represents the 2nd edition of our exhibited paper chair. This furniture describes a further step of how to turn a weightless material like paper into a stable and organic solid form. The process is inspired by the Yuhang Paper Umbrella handcraft.

recession chair

recession chair/ tjep

After visiting the Dutch Design Week in October 1012, I was struck by how little the design world seems to react to the immanent economic crisis threatening Europe and the world. So here is a little something to make up for my esteemed colleagues. Following up on the XXL chair from 2005 we now present the Recession Chair.

made of chair

made of chair/ Kim Beeen

“Made of Chair” by Been Kim, part of the ‘meet by chance’ exhibition of korean designers, designed by Korean designer Been Kim is made of compressed rice straw.

magazine seat

magazine seat/ njustudio

Daily news and magazines no longer want to be stored in the shelves or been thrown away carelessly. Do it the nju way: amass, arrange and take a seat! The „Hockenheimer“ enables collecting magazines and newspapers and thereby creates a sustainable and personalised furniture. Enjoy the advantage of subscription!

hemp chair

hemp chair/ aisslinger

Today’s consumers are striving towards a well-balanced and healthy lifestyle that is in harmony with the environment. They want innovative products such as electric scooters and hybrid cars as well as new, environmentally compatible, light and durable materials.