bamboo chair jun zi by jeff dayu shi
bamboo chair jun zi by jeff dayu shi bamboo chair jun zi by jeff dayu shi
jan 13, 2010

bamboo chair jun zi by jeff dayu shi

bamboo chair jun zi by jeff da-yu shi 58 x 43 x 87 cm / 5.2 kg




the bamboo chair ‘jun zi’ by jeff dayu shi for dragon fly gallery – yisheyi project is made of moso bamboo inclusive of component parts, with a simple geometric form. the structure is composed of rounded box-shaped frames made of bamboo slats. while the front view of the chair appears like a bamboo tunnel at the base, the side view is similar to the chinese character which denotes ‘a noble man’ – in chinese literature and philosophy, bamboo has been a symbol of a noble man. the gaps between the bamboo frames provide the ventilation. each of the arches contribute to its neat contour. when one sits on the chair, there is a slight bounce which reflects the natural flexibility of the bamboo slats. the maximum load-bearing capacity for the chair is 200 kg.

front view


profile view which is meant to look like the chinese character which means ‘a noble man’

  • without Frank Gehry, this would not exist.

    kendenny says:
  • Why are so many design fans such absolute A-Holes when it comes to giving kudos. Is it that hard to say its a nice chair? Some behave like they need to take every other designer down a peg. Too many know-it-alls and haters out there.

    dichotomous1 says:
  • looks like [url=]grcic[/url] is chinese

    kk says:
  • sorry, don’t like this chair.
    A lot of bamboo for nothing special or nice.

    dk says:
  • absolutely beautiful! beautiful use of material, great proportions – perfect.

    johannes says:
  • i don’t know where i’d put one of those, but it’s still a very nice design. I like the basket-like appearance (though it’s not braided)

    tL says:
  • @ kendenny

    Why ?

    did Frank Gehry make this with his bear hands ?

    Hershey says:
  • It’s a piece of artwork. I would like to have it.

    roland says:
  • Incrivel! Parabéns pela solução e qualidade do acabamento

    Edu Maciel says:

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