giha woo: hidden light
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may 02, 2011

giha woo: hidden light

‘hidden light’ by giha woo

korean designer giha woo‘s ‘hidden light’ is a hybrid piece of furniture which conveniently combines chair and lighting design into a single object. minimal in its appearance, the chair’s structure is made from a simple tubular metal frame. at the top of the chair back, the frame can be detached to reveal a reading lamp which is hinged, providing a source of light for the individual sitting in the chair. this top section to be swung around and adjusted according to the sitter’s needs.

the light can be adjusted via a hinged component

the chair’s frame is simply detached to reveal an internal light

possible position position of the light

detailed view of the hidden light

detail of the lighting element

light revealed

chair in closed position


3/4 top view

top view

‘hidden light’ in use during the day

‘hidden light’ in use during the day

‘hidden light’ white version



making of the chair

the chair contains LED components

  • fantastic idea and nice design!!! i want it!!!

    boys says:
  • you have to work on the lamp, that white light makes the reading really hard, really good idea though!

    mud says:
  • it’s a pity that the chair is poorly detailed and plastic part is a rip off from nendo chair… right idea wrong execution…

    meme says:
  • @meme: given the timeframe, it’s doubtful this is a ‘rip off from nendo chair’.

    bill says:
  • I saw this chair in Seoul. I really want to buy it!!!! that was very comfortable and i think it has beutiful line!

    jj says:
  • Exepcional Diseño, funcional, simple, ligero a la vista y al uso, elemento explotable para una linea infantil.

    Chavenatto says:

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