paul menand: modest stool paul menand: modest stool
jun 21, 2012

paul menand: modest stool

how paul menand’s ‘modest stool’ works

french designer paul menand has sent us images of his latest furniture project ‘modest stool’. following in the vein of this ‘3-in-1’ design previously seen with his ‘triplette chair’ (which designboom covered here), menand’s newest creation utilizes a similar principle of nesting in which three versions of a stool can be used individually or stacked into one another to form a single unit. this is accomplished through the base piece having half-pipe legs and three openings in its seat (as also seen with the second stool) to allow the successive ones to sit within.

separating the stools

both the middle and bottom stool have slots for nestling into one another, while the base also features half-pipe legs in order that the three may sit within each other

individual seats

stacked unit

video demonstrating the use of the ‘modest’ stool

  • but i like it

    moderndesign2120 says:
  • Why not, it’s a neat idea.

    BreezeAir says:
  • Now that is excellent design; understand a problem and solve it in the simplest way possible.
    Gives you a product with elegance and beauty.

    mackenzie collins says:
  • very nice. simple, but not for the obese 🙁 will there be a bariatric model?

    rich says:
  • Brilliant!

    rjayn says:

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