PLAYING CARD CHAIR
THE THINNEST FOLDABLE CHAIR IN THE WORLD
Selected from over 20,000 entries, IDEA & Associates was chosen by Politecnico di Milano to showcase its research and development at the University’s stand at the Salone del Mobile in 2017.
The ‘Playing card’ chair has been designed with the purpose of reducing storage space and maximizing its use in enclosed and confined environments.
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iDEA&Associates has design and built a world’s first in chair design.
The ‘Playing card’ chair has been developed with the purpose of reducing storage space and maximizing its use in enclosed environments such as on board a yacht or for events.
Carbon fiber was an obvious choice of material as it is rigid and lightweight and has attractive properties associated with technology.
Using the same material as Formula 1 aerodynamic appendix, the chair has been adapted to withstand up to 100 kgs of weight. You can store 400 “Playing card chairs” in one cubic meter, with traditional foldable chairs you can usually store up to 8 in the same space.