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Murakami chair / Energy production

Murakami chair
Murakami chair

I was looking for opportunities to generate energy through activities we naturally do. The final result is a rocking chair that enables the user to experience production and consumption of electricity in a gentle and rewarding way. An abstract process becomes tangible and eventually cultivates natural awareness. Advanced
nano-dynamo technology and more efficient light sources such as the newly developed OLED generation makes it possible to build a rocking chair that generates electricity from the rocking motion. During daylight
the energy gets stored in a battery pack in the back connection of the two skids.

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Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach

Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach
Offenbach am M, Germany

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Rochus Jacob Design

Rochus Jacob Design
New York City, United States