atelier RONIN: tidal wave chair atelier RONIN: tidal wave chair
jul 15, 2010

atelier RONIN: tidal wave chair

‘tidal wave chair’

‘tidal wave chair’ is the result of a material exploration project by american creative collective ‘atelier_RONIN‘. together, they constructed this cardboard chair which apart from functioning as a seating unit also features ribs/fins doubling as shading devices and storage shelves for items like cell phones and keys.

detail of ribs and fins

detail of ribs and fins


  • This looks like a terrible student project. Why is this on your site?

    GooBss says:
  • I second that GooBss. This design is clumsy, inelegant, wasteful and lacks any design rigour!


    ‘Shading’ – FROM WHAT?!

    ‘Storage’ – don’t make me laugh!

    toby00001 says:
  • toby00001 – I’m laughing already – not looking too functional there guys – needs some work – Franky G already did the cardboard thing maybe before these designers were even born? Know your history – hahaha

    G-man says:
  • no disrepect for trying to design, but why the hell would you waste so much material and execute something so poorly solely as an object for sitting?!

    CROFTdesign says:
  • WTF?

    manu says:
  • fuck haters this really is cool,even if it didnt have a purpose,it looks nice..

    dee says:

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