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The product designed is an alternative armchair that maintains the comfort characteristic of this kind of seat but counts with the differential of easiness of transportation thanks to its extremely compaction capacity.
It is made with some reused materials making the cost of the final product accessible.
The product structure are made with bamboo rings of different sizes, the user's weight is divided among the rings. They are mounted in a way that is possible to close the whole product in a telescopic way, making it extremely compact. On the outer side the coating is made from reused plastic canvas and glued into the structure.
Instituto Mauá de Tecnologia
Design do Produto
São Caetano do Sul/SP, Brazil
Claudia Alquenzar Facca
Murilo Gonçalves Gomes
São Bernardo do Campo/SP, Brazil
Guilherme Rodrigues de Carvalho and Murilo Gonçalves Gomes