Kokon Chair

Van Mensvoort
February 8th 2008

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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.

kokon family

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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Eman100100
Posted 16/05/2010 – 07:29

The Best

Koert.com
Posted 08/02/2008 – 09:35

Oh.. and if you think this chair is soo 21th century I would agree but I also have to add that is was designed in 1997. :)

Should men be able to give birth to children?


Joyce Nabuurs: To me this question seems to be a logical next step in the emancipation movement of the past century. More and more women entered the workspace, but the responsibility for pregnancy and childrearing remained female.

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