hannes harms: scum chair
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jan 28, 2011
hannes harms: scum chair


‘scum chair’ by hannes harms
all images courtesy hannes harms

german industrial design student hannes harms has sent us images of ‘scum chair’,
an assemble-it-yourself furniture piece that utilizes expanding foam. exploring the idea
of usability, the design consists of a piece of cardboard with a perforated pattern of
the fold-out structure. users are then able to simply fold the stool together and
seal it off with expanding foam.

a playful take on the traditional flatpack-furniture system, ‘scum chair’ feeds off
the contrasting aesthetic elements of the organized, folding mechanism with
the gelatinous foam to create a product that questions the idea of ‘anti-design’.


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assembly


in use


perforated cardboard piece and expanding foam

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