Three chairs

- work in progress -

Inspired by humanities repetitive nature and how this keeps us stuck in obsessive head spaces this series of lounge chairs conveys this observation and consequently invites the viewer to sit back and think past the thoughts trapped in their head.

Referencing the shaker’s pedantic approach to furniture design, the chairs’ basic form is taken from traditional ladder back chairs with one component in each chair multiplied.

 
concept sketches

concept sketches

 
 

research

 
 
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ergonomics test

 
 
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distortion exploration

 
 
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looots of calculations!!

 
 
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For manufacturing ease, I am designing a series of jigs.

 
 
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Proportion studies. Even minor adjustments are important.