Reinvented Rocker

The rocking chair has been given a contemporary, out-of-home update

Implications - The rocking chair has been modernized for both personal and industrial use. Whether it's through using 3D printed manufacturing methods, or incorporating a sculptural aesthetic, the revamped rocking chair is no longer an old-world domestic staple, but an engaging contemporary design. The reemergence of such a classic piece not only reveals the circular nature of design, but also suggests that a modern aesthetic can be playful in its form.
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Dr Seuss Seating - This Rainbow Abstract Chair is Sweet Enough to Furnish a Candy Store
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Warm 10,776 Clicks Pub: Jan 20, 15
Dr Seuss Seating
This Rainbow Abstract Chair is Sweet Enough to Furnish a Candy Store
Images of layered gobstoppers, jawbreakers, gumballs and candy canes come to mind when I look at this rainbow abstract chair. This wonderfully whimsical design comprises a pure white shell of an... [More]
Futuristic Rocking Chairs - Durotaxis by Alvin Huang is Made Using 3D-Printing Technology
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Warm 10,726 Clicks Pub: Mar 26, 15
Futuristic Rocking Chairs
Durotaxis by Alvin Huang is Made Using 3D-Printing Technology
Alvin Huang is a designer at Synthesis Design + Architecture who has recently created an alien-looking rocking chair. Shaped like an egg and taking on an intricately textured surface, it is made... [More]
Dual-Person Rocking Chairs - This Contemporary Rocker Features a Hammock-Style Frame
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Warm 6,693 Clicks Pub: Aug 10, 15
Dual-Person Rocking Chairs
This Contemporary Rocker Features a Hammock-Style Frame
The ‘Sveglio’ design team recently produced a contemporary rocker that can seat two people at one time. While rocking chairs are often associated with a more traditional style of furniture, the &#... [More]
Maternal Rocking Chairs - A Spanish Design Firm Has Crafted the Perfect Breastfeeding Chair
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Average 4,181 Clicks Pub: May 27, 15
Maternal Rocking Chairs
A Spanish Design Firm Has Crafted the Perfect Breastfeeding Chair
The Spanish design agency ‘Alegre Design’ has just crafted a stylish and comfortable breastfeeding chair for new mothers. Providing a welcome update to the traditional rocking chair, the... [More]
Sleekly Covered Rockers - The Abraham Rocking Chair by Authentics Looks Tightly Cocooned
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Mild 5,256 Clicks Pub: Feb 19, 14
Sleekly Covered Rockers
The Abraham Rocking Chair by Authentics Looks Tightly Cocooned
The Abraham Rocking Chair forgoes a reliance on the past by introducing a rather futuristic aesthetic. Of course, it could be likened to a cocooned traditional rocker, one that has been left in an... [More]
Sophisticated Adult Seesaws - The Lanzavecchia + Wai Rockers Make Play Accessible to Parents Too
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Mild 9,258 Clicks Pub: Dec 18, 13
Sophisticated Adult Seesaws
The Lanzavecchia + Wai Rockers Make Play Accessible to Parents Too
We do know that there are such things as toys and games for grown-ups, but perhaps adults would engage in lighthearted activities more often if there were more opportunities to do so. The... [More]
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