Growing Up Absurd chair by Wary Meyers

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Design on Tuesday 26 June 2012

After looking at a cropped version of this children’s chair by Wary Meyers that is customised with new paint and detachable vinyl tongue cushion at Koikoikoi, we decided we had found the chair of our dreams. It was a bit devastating to find that, thereafter, upon a bit more sleuthing online, that the chair also has questionable googly eyes that kind of ruin the coolness of  its tongued seat. Time for blindfold?

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Coffee Chair by Korean design studio He Was Born

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By Agnes Samour in New Design on Thursday 13 October 2011

For all the caffeine addicts, including myself, the South Korean studio He Was Born has found a solution: a Coffee Chair. The most difficult is to choose between the three colors available, black, white or brown.

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Rememberme: chairs made from recycled clothing

Bridget Barnett Contributor

By Bridget Barnett in New Products on Friday 15 July 2011

Old clothes tend to either end up in the charity bin, or in a box at the back of the closet. Artist Tobias Juretzek has been getting resourceful, compressing worn out clothes and turning them into furniture.

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Remember That You Will Die chair

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Design on Friday 4 March 2011

This Remember That You Will Die chair by design team, Pool, is a comfortable reminder of the only two certainties in life: death and, err, faxes.

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The Suitcase Chair

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Products on Saturday 4 December 2010

Is it a bird or is it a plane? Nah, it’s just a suitcase transformed into a chair. Of course! It’s by Sut Kutusu and it rocks (not literally).

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Squiggly chairs by Nendo

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By Troy Mattison Hicks in New Products on Thursday 14 October 2010

Who needs drugs when you have these awesome squiggly chairs from the design group Nendo? Not only will only will they look good in your apartment, they will make your eyes bug out when you’re bored. Functional and trippy, The Thin Black Lines exhibit runs at Phillips de Pury and Company until October 31.

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Crazy chairs from the Campana brothers

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Products on Thursday 2 July 2009

Who said chairs had to be boring? Or practical? This range of chairs from designer brothers, Fernando and Humberto Campana, nicely blurs the line between form and functionality, art and science.

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