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Sara Paculdo's 'Flat Chair Project' Proves Flat Doesn't Mean Square

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published:   Updated: Jul 13 2011 • References: sara.paculdo and thedesignblog.org
Who says flat-pack furniture has to stay cubical? Not Sara Fisher Paculdo, whose 'Flat Chair Project' defies that notion outright. The compressed laser-cut foam form is assembled by the user, saving both shipping and labor cost.

The undulating forms of Sara Paculdo's 'Flat Chair Project' are certainly far more aesthetically pleasing than other flat-pack furniture I've seen. Compare her design to some of the other flat-packed designs we've previously featured below.

Implications - While you're doing so, take time to notice Sara Paculdo's ability to make her designs pop through her deft usage of color. By contrasting firetruck red with white, her designs take on a new power, adding dimensions and layers that other similar products lack.