paul menand: triplette chair
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may 23, 2011
paul menand: triplette chair



‘triplette chair’ by paul menand – from one to three chairs

a friend arrives at your apartment, stand up and give him a chair from under you.
friend number two is on the way, repeat the drill.

french designer paul menand has re-imagined the concept of the stacking chair with ‘triplette’.
as a means of trying to find an alternative solution to space saving chairs, menand has designed a seat which multiplies from
one to three if needed. the 3-in-1 design allows you to nestle each of the seats into one another in a seamless way,
making them suitable for sitting either when they are placed all together, or separated into the additional one or two chair options.


one chair, one use


action to multiply the chair…


multiply the chair by two


two chairs…


multiply to three chairs…


the chair in three individual states


three chairs simply nestle into each other to create one chair when multiple seats are not necessary

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication.


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