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

hiroyuki morita: pata

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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


hiroyuki morita: pata
chair formation

  • um, havent, like, 500 people already designed this?

  • Japanese ORIGAMI.

  • very cool…in production? is there a way to find out if it is in production? http://www.essanty.com

  • Kakoi desu !!!!

  • morita san!

    Miei auguri per il lavoro! Molto bene!

    Oda Gualtieri
    são paulo brazile

    oda gualtieri
  • really amazing

  • Great inspiration!

  • sencillo y justo, diseño muy honesto, felicitaciones.

    javier (chile)
  • Fantastic. An amazing use of design.

  • cool


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