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Modular Seating

Q-Couch

— September 10, 2006 — Art & Design
The Q-Couch designed by Frederik Van Heereveld, is an organically shaped modular seating arrangement that comes in eight bright colours with a useful design. It consists of separate Pieces that can be pressed together in your chosen colour combination to suit your interior decor or corporate colours. Depending on your requirements or the number of visitors you have, arrange them like a couch or separate the pieces into armchairs.

Crash test dummies will apreciate that this unique furniture is made from the same expanded poly-propylene used for side-impact protection in car design, called ARPRO. It is strong, stable,lightweight & 100 % waterproof, suitable for indoors or outdoors.

They are available to purchase in sets of two pieces of the same colour and one different end piece to finish your armchair off. Mix and match, it will bring out the designer in you.
Trend Themes
1. Modular Furniture - The Q-Couch demonstrates innovation opportunities in modular seating designs for versatile interiors and outdoor spaces.
2. Eco-friendly Materials - The use of ARPRO in the Q-Couch indicates a trend towards the use of sustainable and recyclable materials in furniture production.
3. Customizable Products - The Q-Couch highlights the potential for tailorable furniture that can be modified to suit individual preferences or brand colours.
Industry Implications
1. Furniture Production - The Q-Couch introduces disruptive innovation opportunities in furniture manufacturing using eco-friendly and lightweight materials for indoor and outdoor use.
2. Interior Design - The Q-Couch could inspire innovation opportunities in the creation of customisable and modular furniture for imaginative contemporary or traditional interiors.
3. Automotive Design - The use of ARPRO in the Q-Couch suggests innovation opportunities for alternative applications of this material in the automotive industry beyond side-impact protection.
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