boaz mendel: loop chair
boaz mendel: loop chair
sep 16, 2010

boaz mendel: loop chair

‘loop chair’

‘loop chair’ by boaz mendel, is constructed from seven boards of varying lengths that are connected in a loop by hinges. the complete object is a platform for the creation of a wide variety of furniture. folding the hinges and affixing the shape with the help of special connectors, produces a different piece of furniture in each of its various states.

boaz mendel: loop chair three of the various positions in which the loop chair can be arranged

every folding position has a defined function, and it is possible in a moment to go from a television chair to a bar-stool; from a ladder to a chaise-lounge; from a bookshelf to a coffee table. in total, it is possible for the chair to be arranged in 12 different ways. the connectors for the chair come in a case with all of the varations of the chair printed onto it. all you have to do is imitate the shape and place the connectors in the corresponding holes.

‘loop chair’ is mendel’s final project at the bezalel academy of art and design, jerusalem.

boaz mendel: loop chair from bar stool to step ladder

boaz mendel: loop chair the twelve variations

boaz mendel: loop chair case with connectors

boaz mendel: loop chair hinges connect the boards

boaz mendel: loop chair models

  • raw & fun, love it!

    gray says:
  • nice job

    Oren says:
  • funny but nasty! wouldn’t have it!

    mic says:
  • very good engineering. poor craftsmanship

    f j rehak says:
  • f&*%ing amazing!

    ronarad says:
  • genius!!! amazing idea and execution love it!!!

    loi says:
  • amazing, i would use it no doubt!!!!!!!!

    student says:
  • Brilliant!
    Very handy to our small apartment…

    Ido says:
  • Well, sometimes there’s a man… and he’s just the right man for his time and place.
    I’d love some of them loop chairs in my own living room. Well done sir!
    Now lets go bowling…

    The dude says:
  • awesome!!! 😉

    AC says:

    Diogo says:
  • no doubt, boaz mendel is a genius. HINGES! so simple, and yet so smart!
    this should go industrial.

    gadi says:
  • i got the idea that the loop chair can, in many shapes, hold one person in a sitting position. but can it hold in one shape two people in many positions? : )

    didi from ramle says:
  • Nice idea, poor execution. That’s how not to use plywood. Solid wood would work better.

    noes' says:

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