This chair is filled with as many litres of tears you’ll cry in a lifetime

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Saturday 20 December 2014

Japanese designer Keita Suzuki has created a rather unusual-yet thought-provoking-chair design. The Tear Drop Chair is a free-form design that is filled with 64 litres of water. Why that exact amount of water? It’s supposed to signify the average volume of tears a human being will shed during their lifetime. Sixty-four litres, people! That’s a lot of tears and a lot of eye redness.

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You can bring this chair and sit on it anywhere you like

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Products on Thursday 6 November 2014

Arising from an occasion when someone had to stand for three long hours prior to the start of a concert, this gem of an idea was born of a portable seat that fits easily into your pocket when not in use. mono+mono has developed this user-friendly ‘sitpack’ they are touting as ‘the world’s most portable, adjustable, and ergonomic foldable seat’.

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This chairless chair will ensure you’ll have a seat anywhere

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Products on Monday 25 August 2014

Imagine always having a seat no matter where you are. The chairless chair is like an exoskeleton that you wear which locks into place when you sit down. It’s like a chair that isn’t there, but magically appears whenever you need it. When in use, it allows the user to rest their leg muscles and can improve posture. When it’s not activated, you can walk normally or even run.

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Windowseat: Take refuge in a chair

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Design on Friday 28 June 2013

This is one of these things we dream about: furniture that shields us from prying eyes. Inspired by memories of playing inside cardboard boxes as kids, design duo Mike & Maaike designed Windowseat, a chair with walls around it, to let users take a mini-retreat and get a little privacy by closing up their external […]

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Chairwing Gum: a chair made from chewing gum

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Design on Thursday 28 February 2013

Rodrigo García González designed the Chairwing Gum, which draws inspiration from the rather unsavoury habit some people have of sticking gums on the backs of chairs and under them. He turns this habit on its head by creating a new chair with gum exactly this way. A release agent is first applied to the back […]

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The origami-inspired folding chair

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Products on Monday 26 November 2012

The Flux Chair is a cleverly-designed folding chair that folds up into an easy-to-carry envelope after use. Inspired by origami, the chair’s lightweight and portable design can be used practically anywhere. The Flux Chair comes in 9 colors, and its super thin design is made from completely sustainable materials.

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Loopita: new armchair design by Victor Aleman

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By Kero D. in New Design on Thursday 17 March 2011

Victor Aleman, a talented designer originally from Mexico, has joined the Kerozene Design Team. After more than three years of development and tests, this is his one-of-a-kind armchair. You can use it to talk face-to-face or wrap it around itself, like a giant shell that can also accommodate your friends.

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