The Chair Affair Competition


Via funpresident.com I came across the 2009 corrugated board chair design competition: The Chair Affair of The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS). The Corrugated Cardboard Chair of the Photo was one of the finalists.

Vouwwow or Wow it Folds! wins Mart Stam | Thonet award

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Joost van Noort and Maartje NuyJoost van Noort and Maartje Nuy

The first Mart Stam | Thonet award for best chair design was awarded to Dutch designers Joost van Noort and Maartje Nuy with their design for a cardboard chair with the name Vouwwow  – to pronounce as Vow Wow and which I would translate as Wow it Folds!

Via Lai

Pair of Nested Chairs by Frank O. Gehry

Pair of Nesting Chairs by Frank Gehry

Pair of Nested Chairs by Frank O. Gehry at LAMA

Lot 47
Artist: Frank O. Gehry
Manufacturer: Easy Edges
designed 1969-1973
These examples differ from the production by featuring lighter colored cardboard and Masonite.
Dimensions: Largest: 28.5″h x 18″w x 41″d; small: 25.5″h x 18″w x 36″d
Estimate: $2000-3000

Super Limao Cardboard Chair 2

Carton Chair Super Limao 2

Brasilian Based Super Limao has a couple of nice cardboard chairs.

Super Limao Cardboard Chair 1

Carton Chair Super Limao
Super Limao Cardboard Chair 1
Brasilian Based Super Limao has a couple of nice cardboard chairs.