Jill Fehrenbacher

EXPANDABLE FOLDING CHAIR - in video

by , 02/13/07

This isn’t a new idea by any means: we’ve showed you expandable honeycomb folding chairs before from Molo and Charles Kaisin Design. However, the joy of watching this video makes us realize that it takes motion picture to really express the beauty of this great design idea – photos just don’t do justice. The panache with which this dude unfolds and refolds the chair in the video (plus the funny canned “oohs and aaahs” of kids in the background) make this particular foldable honeycomb chair very appealing. You must watch the video!


Addendum: Unfortunately, it has recently come to our attention that this clever design idea was ripped off from Molo, the originators of the “Soft” honeycomb folding chair. Apparently Molo had been in talks with a factory that went ahead and produced a similar design without them. So if you like this design (and who doesn’t?), and you want your own expandable honeycomb chair, please do the right thing and support the the original designers:

+ Molo Softchair

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14 Comments

  1. hanounou April 17, 2007 at 6:21 pm

    I think that the frist idea come from Tokujin Yoshioka, his chair is exposed in george pompidou center, http://www.tokujin.com/en/main.html

  2. Keith Vaillancourt April 17, 2007 at 10:10 am

    This chair is soooo cool i want to buy it soooo bad!!!

  3. amy katie and georgia April 17, 2007 at 5:34 am

    WOW thats amazing!!! Could someone email me the price of one please

  4. Sara Rocha March 23, 2007 at 9:57 pm

    I’d like to buy this amazing piece of furniture. Can you mail me the details such as cost of the piece itself and possibility to send it to Portugal? Thank you for your time, Sara.

  5. Dushyanth March 13, 2007 at 7:09 am

    Its Innovative product what is the cost of the product & technical details plz mail me I am from India
    Dushyanth

  6. jimmy March 1, 2007 at 2:55 am

    That’s my idea, We can supply this chair.

  7. J February 24, 2007 at 9:02 pm

    Where could I buy this? I’m in the UK. I’d earn the cost back by charging mates to sit on it.. hahaha…

  8. Wendy February 14, 2007 at 7:24 pm

    I love it! I could relax and play at the same time.

  9. Trish February 14, 2007 at 2:33 pm

    Wow!

    What a very innovative piece of furniture…

  10. ajay bharadwaj February 14, 2007 at 10:35 am

    i think it is a wonderful concept.we require more such innovations in the time to come.

  11. Alberto S. February 14, 2007 at 8:10 am

    ok, i undestand…the original idea its from MOLO Desing, not others.

    thanks for the information!

    xx vel xx

  12. Alberto S. February 14, 2007 at 7:58 am

    ok!! sorry! C.Kaisin works for VANGE.BE!!

    im so sorry! any words are difificult to understand!

    Have nice day!

    xx vel xx

  13. Alberto S. February 14, 2007 at 7:56 am

    The idea its amazing,but i’m know one similar to this, with same alveolar structure o bee panel.

    You must visit http://www.vange.be and here u can see the same folding bench the model name its K-BENCH, in different sizes and colores, and lights inside structure.

    xx vel xx http://www.fotolog.com/velcrovector xx

  14. Ryan February 14, 2007 at 1:24 am

    That’s really amazing. I really want to sit on it and see if it’s comfortable at all!

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