click boom pow: new role models
click boom pow: new role models click boom pow: new role models
may 03, 2011

click boom pow: new role models

artwork by alexis liu, ichao wang, milton glaser

new york-based collective click boom pow has begun the ‘NRM (new role models)’ project as a means of making our urban settings more useful.

the project comes in the form of a chair which they have designed and without asking for permission, have distributed throughout manhattan and brooklyn areas of new york city. each ‘NRM’ is made from 1/4 inch steel, bent and laminated with selected artwork provided by: alexis liu, chris streger, DALVA, david kim, fawad khan, ichao wang, mike seto and milton glaser as a means of further beautifying the city. if you see one of the chairs, click boom pow invites you to take a seat and enjoy!

the project is non-for-profit, and the collective’s hope is that they will get others to develop their own interventions and contribute to a more positive, urban environment.

the initial ‘NRM’ collection

artwork by chris streger, david kim, dalva, ichao wang

artwork by milton glaser

‘NRM’ chairs in use

artwork by milton glaser, chris streger, mike seto

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

  • very nice
    they remind me to a serie of furniture made by Venturi-Scott Brown…….do u remember them?

    juliano says:
  • Wow! This is a take on street art I’d love to see in Poland. Guerilla furniture revolution 🙂

    martasz says:
  • I love these! dont bother telling the city about it – theyll thank you later!

    mr hugh says:
  • Thanks for the great feedback!

    @juliano – Thanks! I just saw the VSB chairs at the Knoll manufacturing plant after we already had these made. I’m a fan & they do have a similar design language.

    david says:

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