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Spacer Chair

A soft and open mesh fabric turns into a spacious chair by a synthesis of constructive folding and hardening. Inspired by the carpet production process, we designed the chair based on the same principles: two pieces of fabric are partly interwoven and partly separated. Folding the fabric turns the two-dimensional cloth into a three-dimensional object. The chair derives its strength from both the double fabric and the curves: hardening 3-dimensional fabrics by means of resins gives them constructive qualities.
This Dry Tech 3 project was carried out in collaboration with the TU Delft Aerospace faculty, Droog Design and Next architects.

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The process of design and making

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3D rendering of the model

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To see more about the research process behind the chair, look for the “dry tech” project in the subject “research”.

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The dry-tech3 project was first exhibited at droog design in Amsterdam on September 2007