Dynamic-architecture

Kokon Chair

kokon

Our peculiar object of the week is the ‘Kokon Chair’ created by Dutch designer Jurgen Bey, who wrapped existing chairs with tight, elastic synthetic fiber resulting in a highly imaginative hybrid. Futuristic nostalgics? Sure. The conceptually interesting thing here, is that instead of using raw material, existing products are recycled as a design material for a new product. Furthermore Kokon furniture subverts the idea of an ideal form by suggesting infinite variations of the archetype; Form follows Form.

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See also: How to grow a Chair, Treetrunk Bench, Sketch furniture, Living Furniture, Bone Chair, Folding Chair, Dynamic Terrain, Breathe Table, Bonsai Tree Table.

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