The Crumpled Chair Offers an Uneven Seating Surface with a Crafty Appearance

By: Amelia Roblin - Mar 5, 2015
References: ryan-j & dezeen
Consider the Crumpled Chair. It may be a surprise, but one of the most educational and experimental projects that a furniture designers can embark upon is the design of a seating object. It comes with the challenges of precise ergonomics, surface comfort and stability, in addition to material and aesthetics. What Ryan Jongwoo Choi has done with his piece is to meet the basic criteria and to elaborate with a whimsical finish.

You won't know by looking at the finished product, but the Crumpled Chair was created by covering the backrest and the seat with crinkled aluminum foil. Resin was then applied to the wrinkled surface as a matte white coating, making the object look like it was formed from papier-mâché.