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The Mamoris Chair Offers Accessible Head Protection in Case of Earthquakes

Having access to head protection in the case of a disastrous situation is ideal, but logistically, it can be difficult to be prepared for any kind of disaster, especially when storage space is short in schools, workplaces and homes.

The Japanese-designed 'Mamoris' chair looks a little strange and almost toilet-like no matter which way you look at it, but if pieces of debris started to fall from above during an earthquake, this design might not seem so silly after all.

The chair's seat can be turned 90 degrees to release the helmet, which provides full coverage for a considerable amount of the head, neck and shoulders. Since the helmet is integrated into the design of this furniture piece, access to it in case of an emergency is within an arm's reach.