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[Re]design Chair Exhibition At 100% Futures London

Posted By Richard On September 29, 2007 @ 12:30 am In green furniture,London Design Week 2007 | 3 Comments

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One of the most popular stands within the 100% Futures exhibition at 100% Design London [2] this year was the [re]design [3] Sit Up exhibition which displayed an array of sustainable seating that were as green as they were gorgeous. Expanding on last year’s installation [4], the [re]design [3] collaborative design crew returned with sixteen items that epitomized good seating design- comfort, quality, style, and of course, sustainability.


Sit Up follows these sixteen seats and their designers from concept through to production and use. With the aid of the book [5] produced about the project, the display spoke to issues of great chair design, and also how the different designers approached the problem in unique ways.

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After debuting his Plastic Bag Chair [6] last year, Ryan Frank [7] showed a new alternative seating option with the CNC cut ‘Bourke’s Luck’(above right), made from [re]claimed wood.

Another one of this year’s beauties was the Reee Chair [8] (above left) designed by Pli Design [9] with a little help from Sprout Design [10].

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Reestore [11] presented the public with ‘Max [12](above), one of a number of products designed from reclaimed industrial and household waste, showing off an alternative use for an old iron bathtub. Whilst die hard Victorians might be shocked at such a sight, we think its pure genius!

+ [re]design Design [3]
+ Sit Up: 16 Sustainable Seats [5]

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[1] Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/09/29/redesign-sit-up-100-futures/

[2] 100% Design London: http://www.100percentdesign.co.uk/

[3] [re]design: http://www.redesigndesign.org/

[4] last year’s installation: http://www.inhabitat.com/2006/09/24/redesign-sustainable-design-in-london/

[5] book: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Sit-Up-16-Sustainable-Seats/dp/0955712904/

[6] Plastic Bag Chair: http://www.inhabitat.com/2006/09/20/ryan-frank-plastic-bag-chair/

[7] Ryan Frank: http://www.ryanfrank.net/

[8] Reee Chair: http://www.plidesign.co.uk/products/seating/reee/

[9] Pli Design: http://www.plidesign.co.uk/

[10] Sprout Design: http://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&ct=res&cd=1&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.sproutdesign.co.uk%2F&ei=w-_7Ro7GOpfuwwGritQZ&usg=AFQjCNGaYQe1vLxeC9so535reDXENLuqsQ&sig2=DGcAux2hjiHiL78BInz3HQ

[11] Reestore: http://www.reestore.com/

[12] Max: http://www.reestore.com/max.htm

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