From Skateboard Stools to Zipped-Up Couches

By: Jana Pijak - Published: Dec 4, 2011
Space-saving designs are always in demand, and these dynamic compact chairs offer a variety of furnishings to choose from. With an increasing emphasis on sustainable design practices, people are adapting the belief that less is more. Compact chairs, space-saving stools and portable poufs are taking the design world by storm. Industrial designers are becoming more conscious of the amount of materials they use and waste.

Furniture pieces like stretched rubber stools, sculptural stumps, recycled balloon furniture and felt-robed furnishings are just some of the amazing compact concepts out there. This design-conscious seating proves functional, eco-friendly and aesthetically pleasing.

Designers are not only using less materials for these designs, but are also putting emphasis on their use of unconventional materials. Repurposed and recycled furniture pieces are gaining momentum with materials including used rubber, wire, metal and even organic matter like grass.

These dynamic compact chairs provide designs for everyone. Stats for 75 Dynamic Compact Chairs Trending: Older & Buzzing
Research: 41,710 clicks in 234 w
Interest: 4.7 minutes
Concept: Space-saving Seats
Related: 546 examples / 420 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-55+
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