convertible furniture: flip by daisuke motogi
nov 14, 2011
convertible furniture: flip by daisuke motogi


‘flip series 1′, part of the series by daisuke motogi architecture in collaboration with sixinch
all images by patrick hauri

daisuke motogi has produced ‘flip series’ for sixinch japan, on exhibition at designtide tokyo 2011.
each model in the collection of versatile

seating implements can be transformed by flipping the piece
to uncover a new form and function. the first piece of the series is a high-backed chair when flipped one way,
and low seat in the other. in another model, a stool becomes a deep seat; while the third piece converts
between a lounger and a rocking chair.

the line is constructed from urethane in order to render the models light enough to be easily flipped
even by a child.


profile view of ‘flip series 1′


‘flip series 2′



profile view of ‘flip series 2′



‘flip series 3′: rocking chair and lounger



profile view of ‘flip series 3′



conceptual sketch for ‘flip series 1′



conceptual sketch for ‘flip series 2′



conceptual drawing for ‘flip series 3′

in 2009, daisuke motogi exhibited another design piece, ‘sleepy chair’, at designtide tokyo; read designboom’s coverage here.

video of flipping ‘chair 1′

video of flipping ‘chair 2′ from a chair to a stool

video of flipping piece ’3′ from a rocking chair to a lounger

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