edhv: debug chair
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may 11, 2010

edhv: debug chair

‘debug’ chair

‘debug’ chair designed by dutch studio edhv was created using the trail patterns of insects. each of these species has its own behavior which is influenced by its environment, including factors such as light conditions and obstacles along that come along its path. using a self-built experimental machine consisting of a tracking software and mapping scripts, edhv was able to record the unique travelling behaviour of various creatures such as house crickets, wood lice and ants. the data was then translated into creating this three dimensional model.

back view

edhv’s previous ‘debug’ project used the data collected from the movements of insects to generate visuals. for more information on designboom’s coverage of edhv’s ‘debug’ posters, see here.


prints of model rendering and prototype image © designboom

image © designboom

‘debug’ chair prototype image © designboom

webcam setup for tracking insects image © designboom

model rendering

‘debug’ chair was presented at the dutch invertuals exhibition during milan design week 2010.

  • What irritates me is the predefined shape based on an archetype model of a chair. Experimental Design often plays with coincidential factors translated into numeric data translated into a solid object. Why does a chair or an object that is basically designed by animals has to look like a chair as we know it? It would be interesting to reflect on the idea of seating and adapt it to animal movement rather than using an archetypical form.

    discipline says:
  • But nevertheless it is a very interesting project that I would love to see once it is completed.

    discipline says:
  • [url=http://www.louboutinshoesbox.com]christian louboutin[/url]

    OURS says:

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