hangzhou bent bamboo stool by min chen
hangzhou bent bamboo stool by min chen hangzhou bent bamboo stool by min chen
apr 10, 2013

hangzhou bent bamboo stool by min chen

‘hangzhou bent bamboo stool’ by min chen



consisting of 16 layers of thin bamboo veneer, chinese designer min chen has developed ‘the hangzhou stool’. measuring 0.9mm in thickness, the bamboo sections are bent into an arc shape and glued together at teach end,like the ripples on the water surface. the more weight the stool receives, the deeper the arc – providing more elasticity to the user.



‘hangzhou stool’ front



‘hangzhou stool’ side


detail bent veneer


stool detail



sitting context









user flexibility



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  • i wonder, how long will it last…? nice toy !

    petre.m says:
  • Congratulations on a beautiful stool! This is exceptional design. If durability can be demonstrated, this could become a very sought after piece of furniture.

    blau says:
  • haha, well done. first i thought its real but then i realized your rending skills are just good.

    michael says:
  • great design!!!!

    silvia says:
  • splendite 🙂

    gik says:
  • Congratulations Mr. very nice concept!!

    Camilo says:
  • nice!

    marco antonio pabon grueso says:

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