Modernized Sway

The peaceful tradition of rockers and rocking chairs is updated

Implications - Rocking chairs and rockers are a global symbol for childhood and innocence; however recently, this symbol (and what it means to be a child) has changed in a drastic way. The rise of social media has created a boost in personal branding, placing individualism at the forefront of most consumers' character. This value is embedded at an early age, beginning with the personally-packed updates made to traditional playthings.
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Stringed Swaying Seats - The GRO^ Rocking Horse Expresses Itself as a Minimalist Timber Frame
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Warm 78,565 Clicks Pub: Nov 13, 13
Stringed Swaying Seats
The GRO^ Rocking Horse Expresses Itself as a Minimalist Timber Frame
Looking at the GRO^ Rocking Horse, you won’t see what you might expect to. The image of the mountable hoofed mammal has been completely abandoned in favor of a very minimalist frame;... [More]
Fictional Animal Rockers - The Rocking Tauntaun are Inspired by a Creature from 'Star Wars'
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Warm 32,152 Clicks Pub: Jan 30, 14
Fictional Animal Rockers
The Rocking Tauntaun are Inspired by a Creature from 'Star Wars'
Since a traditional rocking horse is made for children, it is only natural that more imaginative ones could be made, even if they involve fictional creatures like the Rocking Tauntaun does. Although... [More]
Origami-Inspired Rocking Chairs - The True Latvia Roo Rocker Chair is a Rocking Good Time
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Average 8,521 Clicks Pub: Mar 11, 14
Origami-Inspired Rocking Chairs
The True Latvia Roo Rocker Chair is a Rocking Good Time
The True Latvia Roo Rocker is a uniquely shaped plywood creation. The chairs were inspired by wooden rocking horses and origami. The Roo Rocker comes in a single package of flat plywood sheets, but... [More]
Irregular Pulpy Rockers - Michael Neville's Rocking Chair Design is Unusual and Eco-Friendly
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Warm 3,434 Clicks Pub: Feb 20, 14
Irregular Pulpy Rockers
Michael Neville's Rocking Chair Design is Unusual and Eco-Friendly
The ‘Colonial Turd’ rocking chair design by Michael Neville doesn’t quite resemble a traditional rocking horse or a chair, but it does introduce a new form and sustainability to the... [More]
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