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December 27, 2009

Gaudi Stool — by Bram Geenen


The carbon fiber seat weighs just one kilogram (2.2 pounds).


It was created by making a model of hanging chains and letting gravity determine the shape,


just as Gaudi designed his churches.


The Dutch designer (below)


will be happy to sell you one.





December 27, 2009 at 11:01 AM | Permalink


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For (rich) Europeans only, I guess.
Looks like it might get enfolded within the cheeks of most Big American Butts. Or squashed flat into a big Mercedes logo.

Posted by: Flautist | Dec 28, 2009 12:21:24 PM

Rob, probably because, based on the looks of it, you'd slight right off.

Posted by: Rocketboy | Dec 28, 2009 11:54:13 AM

I was going to say that the method used to produce the chair might be the only gimmicky thing tying it to Gaudi because there is absolutely nothing, Gaudi-ish about this stool. And I agree with Tim, it is outrageously overpriced.

Posted by: Milena | Dec 28, 2009 7:21:18 AM

hmmm, why isn't Mr. Geenen sitting on it?

Posted by: rob | Dec 27, 2009 10:37:36 PM

Hey, if I was the designer, I'd be really happy if I could get someone to pay me $5,700 for $25 worth of carbon fiber popped out of a mold too!

Posted by: Tim | Dec 27, 2009 11:35:41 AM

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