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jul 12, 2010

wing fung ng: changeable

‘changeable’

upon observing the limited living spaces in households of metropolitan cities like hong kong, chinese-german product designer wing fung ng has developed ‘changeable’, a coffee table that can be transformed very easily into a chair. in many cases, a small habitable area of just 10 sqm has to serve as both a living room and dining room, thus, the space saving feature of  ‘changeable’ allows users to adopt this furniture design to various occasions and purposes.

‘changeable’ as a coffee table

transformation process

shelving compartment under the seat

initially soaked, the laminated wood veneer is later bent into shape with the help of vacuum press

slicing of veneer panels

vacuum sack

wood finalized into seating shape

polishing of wood veneer

handling form

rounded metal elements are added to support the shelving compartment underneath

added felt cover over top of the seating unit

‘changeable’ was showcased during DMY international design festival berlin 2010

  • Very ugly, i cant stand it. And do you really expect people to use a laptop that way, after first insulting them by making them first unfold that painful arrangement?

    charles says:
  • charlie boy, who give a s… about your bad bad vibes, huh? 🙂
    any link to your godsend work?

    buzzoff says:
  • this is a beautiful and surprisingly fresh design/idea! i also think it could be a great commercial success and i hope to see it produced by a company soon (you can imagine this in universities’ mensas, cafes, offices, lounges – basically wherever young peole meet, eat work, etc. and of course at home, not only hk has little spave – any student’s apartment worldwide has…)

    Krakow says:
  • I like the concept and the design. I also like the combination of wood with bright collors.

    Good work!

    oribeiro says:
  • This is not a fresh or new idea, seen alot similiar designs, just another crap like this one: http://fredrikfarg.com.cartman.kontrollpanelen.se/index.php?/work/winterfold/

    seen it before, please do something new and more inspiring..

    Jack says:
  • nice

    vitor says:
  • Why would i buy this?? Why wouldn’t I just buy a chair and a table, more useful, practical and probably cheaper! And c’mon, that laptop idea is a bit far fetched, don’t you think? 😉

    mat says:
  • @ jack
    “please do something new and more inspiring..”

    be our guest dude! go ahead, impress us with your work.

    the ripper says:
  • This will be the next design trend!
    Good Job.

    Isyss says:
  • clunky. boring. labor intensive. no thanks.

    wpgmb says:
  • Like it! Extremely practical for its intended purpose d;-)

    Jetwax says:

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