alexander rehn: cay sofa
alexander rehn: cay sofa alexander rehn: cay sofa
sep 12, 2011

alexander rehn: cay sofa

‘cay sofa’ by alexander rehn

the ‘cay sofa’ addresses one’s needs after an exhausting day, to return home to relax in front of the fireplace, television or to just enjoy a good book. developed by swiss designer alexander rehn, ‘cay’ can be considered a landscape for your living room, able to react to your various needs. the user becomes the protagonist, and through his or her movement and interaction with the furniture object, alters its shape and sitting angles to accommodate their body accordingly.


testing out an early prototype

testing out an early prototype

concept sketches

concept sketches

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

  • this is immense!
    I want to own one!

    steve k says:
  • Such an dynamic piece. Just love how the user can change it to whatever shape they need. Really interesting democratic design.

    Jabradley says:
  • Beautiful work!

    zseb-s says:
  • Nice project but like this it looks like it can be used just by 1 person each time… during this time where the people just think about themselves it would be nice to create something that can make the people stay closer and share something beautiful together…. make the sofa bigger.. it could work

    Giangi says:
  • looks like you can have a lot of diffents ways to sit…but no one looks really comfortable!

    should try it!

    michel says:
  • like it, but it sure would occupy a lot of real estate!

    dbkii says:
  • nice, interactive, funny LIKE !

    miffo says:
  • es realmente interesante , me gustaria comprar uno , alguien sabe cuanto cuesta? write me please !

    [email protected]

    javier says:
  • super cooles teil, ich hätte auch gerne eins! congrats für die gute idee …

    bianca says:
  • Great concept, an interactive sofa that reacts to positions and movements, I hope this can be put to sale someday soon -)
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    Maxime says:

    JAZ says:
  • if Darth Vader had a couch this is it.

    emo says:

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