london design festival 08: tom price london design festival 08: tom price
sep 22, 2008

london design festival 08: tom price

‘meltdown fleece’ chair series by tom price
image © tom price

UK designer tom price’s work was featured at the ‘from now to eternity’ exhibition and tent london, during the london design festival. for the ‘from now to eternity’ exhibition price created the ‘meltdown fleece’ chair series, made solely from discarded polyester fleece clothing. the seat area of the chair was created by placing layers of polyester clothing onto a hot steel seat- shaped former. price along with seven other designers were commissioned by arts consultancy arts co to create pieces solely made from plastic for the exhibition.

‘meltdown fleece’ chair series by tom price image © tom price

‘meltdown fleece’ chair series by tom price image © tom price

at tent london he displayed his ‘meltdown’ series of chairs made from various materials which included nylon cable ties, rope, polypropolene sheets and tubes and pvc hose. all chairs were produced using the same heat forming technique.

‘meltdown’ series of chairs image © designboom

‘cable tie’ meltdown chair made from approximately 10 000 black nylon cable ties image © designboom

tom price image © designboom


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