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Singing Chair by Lucas Maassen of the Design Academy Eindhoven and Woody Veneman of Academie Voor Beeldende Vorming Tilburg
“It's time to stop talking about chairs,” says Lucas Maassen, “and let them talk back at us.” The Singing Chair does just that. On the back of a simple wooden chair is a digital screen that shows a lifelike mouth that moves as the chair talks and sings in a deep voice reminiscent of crooners like Frank Sinatra. The chair has wit, confidence, and allure as an object with a personality of its own.

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