lynn yuhan lin stacks OTT nesting chair collection
lynn yuhan lin stacks OTT nesting chair collection
dec 18, 2015

lynn yuhan lin stacks OTT nesting chair collection

lynn yuhan lin stacks OTT nesting chair collection
(above) OTT nesting chair set pull-out view
all images courtesy of lynn yuhan lin




brooklyn-based industrial designer lynn yuhan lin explores the physicality of the art media, the contemporary socio-cultural phenomenon’s and their relationship to individuality in her work. with her designs, she wants to convey sensations and evoke sweet memories. the ‘OTT (over the top) nesting chair’ set is made of maple plywood using CNC routing process, where 17 sheet plywood panels are cut out to profile and then glued together to form the volume. the sides are then ground and sanded into shape. felt foot and carved grips are finally added to add usability to the design.


four maple leaf color stripes are painted on each chair to give the personality of the ‘members of the family’, and also dedicates to the designer’s nostalgia for canada. it is a one-off furniture piece that lies between the functional chair and an emotional artwork. it is finished with tung oil and pasting wax.

lynn yuhan lin ott nesting chair
the ‘OTT nesting chair’ set is a literal and symbolic family

lynn yuhan lin ott nesting chair
functionally, the collection is flexible and can be easily stacked, saving space

lynn yuhan lin ott nesting chair
the different sets in the collection are suitable for any body type

lynn yuhan lin ott nesting chair
the idea of home is delivered through the material and accent color sections 

 lynn yuhan lin ott nesting chair
CNC cut-out layers are glued to created the final shape

lynn yuhan lin ott nesting chair
CNC process allows the seating object to be self-standing

lynn yuhan lin ott nesting chair
OTT nesting chair set stacked side detail




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