nomadic chair by jorge penades can be worn like a backpack
all images courtesy of jorge penadés
exploring the potential of temporary furniture, spanish designer jorge penadés has created the ‘nomadic chair’, a flexible piece that can be adorned like a backpack. the project reduces traditional comfort levels, replacing them with an object that encourages maximum mobility for an on-the-go lifestyle.
‘luxury is not anymore a matter of comfort. nowadays, luxury is to be able to decide where you want to have a moment of peace, a chance to escape from hectic activity of contemporary lifestyles’. says jorge penadés.
the structure is formed without any screws, nails or glue so it is simple to break apart and reassemble. the system works through a series of connections that follow classical wooden joinery, able to be put together quickly by hand. the simplicity of its construction is a key to the ‘nomadic chair’s’ dynamic design.
the nomadic seating series collection for an on-the-go lifestyle
the ‘nomadic chair’ is made without any screws, nails or glue
the chair is put together through a series of traditional wooden joinery connections
blue color joinery details
the nomadic chair assembled and flat-packed in the packaging
three nomadic chairs together
the structure, seat and backrest
the different components of the nomadic chair
detail of the structural connections
detail of the seat and backrest
detail of the connections