hiroyuki morita: pata
 
hiroyuki morita: pata
mar 31, 2010

hiroyuki morita: pata

lying flat

 

 

japanese designer hiroyuki morita has designed ‘pata’ an unconventional folding chair. when not a chair it appears like a floor mat and can be folded into a compact bundle. it becomes a seat the moment the connecting cord is pulled and tightened. the chair changes shape according to the sitter’s act.

hiroyuki morita: pata
pulling the connecting cord

 

hiroyuki morita: pata
cord pulled upwards results in the chair formation

hiroyuki morita: pata
cord is tightened to maintain the chair’s shape

 

hiroyuki morita: pata
preliminary model – pata folded into a compact bundle

 

hiroyuki morita: pata
unfolded

 

hiroyuki morita: pata
chair formation

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