Alexandra Kain

ICFF 2008: Newspaper Chair

by , 05/24/08

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Dozens of rolled up newspapers found their way back to functionality in the cleverly designed Newspaper Chair by Kimberly Kulka, a student at California College of the Arts. We love the smart thought process behind this chair – store your magazines and newspapers underneath the form for added structural stability and cushioning (and storage space of course). This is one of the most inspired takes on the magazine rack idea that we’ve seen in awhile.


Addressing the topic of sustainable design for mass production at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair this past week, students from CCA presented explored new forms for recycled design. With the newspaper chair, a geometric form gives the chair structure, while rolled up literature provides extra support, cushioning and soul, plus a little extra storage space.

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3 Comments

  1. Inhabitat » Newsp... October 9, 2008 at 2:00 am

    [...] ephemeral life of newspapers, David Stovell’s Sunday Paper products consist of tightly rolled newspapers strapped together into stools. We love how the pieces make smart use of dated headlines, creating [...]

  2. Jill Fehrenbacher Jill Fehrenbacher May 25, 2008 at 1:11 am

    Thanks for getting in touch Kimberly, and kudos on your smart design! Do you have a website or any further information about this design?

    Best wishes-
    Jill
    Publisher
    Inhabitat.com

  3. kkulka May 24, 2008 at 7:59 pm

    The Newspaper Chair was made by Kimberly Kulka.

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