maximo riera: walrus chair
maximo riera: walrus chair
sep 12, 2011

maximo riera: walrus chair

‘walrus chair’ (profile) by maximo riera




spanish designer maximo riera completes his animal chair collection with the ‘walrus chair’. accompanying his ‘octopus chair‘ and ‘rhino chair‘, the series of three sculptural seating entities retain the vitality of the animals which they represent, staying true to their biology and appearance. the collection is a tribute to these specific creatures as well as the animal kingdom as a whole, attempting to reflect and capture the beauty of the living wildlife which surrounds us.




riera presents his animal chair collection at 100% design london as part of london design week 2011.



maximo riera: walrus chair 3/4 view



maximo riera: walrus chair back view



maximo riera: walrus chair 3/4 side view

  • It may have worked in colour, even just white, but it looks too similar to real taxidermy, so unfortunately as someone who actually appreciates animals for qualities other than their form, it is quite a depressing object.

    mr copernicus says:
  • will he makes a human chair too?

    Sergius says:
  • I’m waiting for the donkeychair.

    Gertuz says:
  • FRONT came first. this is just another, sad, copy

    willy says:
  • I fully agree with mr copernicus

    fjr says:
  • sorry but it’s stupid and ugly =)

    Q says:
  • I am not entirely convinced that turning these wonders of nature into chairs is such a fine ‘tribute’

    headpot says:
  • Great Work!

    k says:
  • can I get it in pink?

    rodrigo says:
  • wildlife truly is beautiful. his designs, on the other hand, are effing hideous.

    peayq says:
  • Unique and fun!

    LisaB says:
  • Wow. These negative comments are as retarded as the writers. Der, if it was in white i totally would have loved it. -Dumbass.

    The piece(s) are great.

    slingshot says:

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