Inspired by the Large Hadron Collider, the playful Accelerator Spinning Chair from Jaanus Osugaar is a counterpoint to a rocker: it has a pair of built-in hand straps and is designed to spin instead of rock.
Peter Bristol’s clever Cut Chair has a metal plate (concealed by carpet) with a cantilevered seat and 3 well placed leg â€œstumpsâ€ to make the chair look like it has just been magically sliced apart.
This Kickstarter-funded software will let you design your own chair, share it online, and have it digitally fabricated using a service like Ponoko. A physics engine even tests chairs for stability and comfort.
Denmark’s Artificial/form has created the Valdemar Chair for Normann-Copenhagen. Fully upholstered, the Valdemar has fluid lines offset a bit by the open base and squat peg legs. Available in 4 colors.
The Lazy Bastard chair, by Bertjan Pot for Montis, is filled with polystyrene balls and covered in a knit fabric. The beanbag filling adjusts to any sitting position and fits like a glove for optimal laziness.