hyungshin hwang: d construction hyungshin hwang: d construction
jun 17, 2010

hyungshin hwang: d construction

‘d-construction’ chair waterproof, 1600 mm x 800 mm x 900 mm image © designboom

the ‘d-construction’ furniture collection by korean designer hyungshin hwang focuses on sustainability in his design work. hwang worked with corrugated cardboard to create a chair with an ecological aesthetic and round-shaped armrests.

image © designboom

all furniture pieces of the ‘d-construction’ collection feature hollow interiors which help to reduce the weight of the final design.

detail image © designboom

detail image © designboom

in this version,  the layers on one side of the chair’s armrest seem to fall apart. this creates an unusual shape which runs contrary to the common expectations. even if the armrest is missing, the chair can be used as a normal seating accommodation, however, offering variations on different leaning positions.

low table 650 mm x 650 mm x 350 mm image © designboom

‘d-construction’ was presented at DMY international design festival berlin 2010.

light (undefined) 550 mm x 550 mm x 550 mm corrugated cardboard, LED image © designboom

image © designboom

hyungshin hwang portrait © designboom.com

  • ugly waste of material with the most inconvenient solution

    eduardo says:
  • absolutely unfuntional, totally impractical and completely nonecological.

    mika says:
  • … unfunctional, …. 😉

    mika says:
  • This is a cardboard version of Ron Arad´s “Bad Tempered Chair”

    Cristobal says:
  • if glued is used how can it be recycled?

    are you kidding sustainable, nasty nasty nasty.. db

    cagey says:
  • what a massive wasting material… shame..

    J says:

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