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may 23, 2011

paul menand: triplette chair

‘triplette chair’ by paul menand – from one to three chairs

a friend arrives at your apartment, stand up and give him a chair from under you. friend number two is on the way, repeat the drill.

french designer paul menand has re-imagined the concept of the stacking chair with ‘triplette’. as a means of trying to find an alternative solution to space saving chairs, menand has designed a seat which multiplies from one to three if needed. the 3-in-1 design allows you to nestle each of the seats into one another in a seamless way, making them suitable for sitting either when they are placed all together, or separated into the additional one or two chair options.

one chair, one use

action to multiply the chair…

multiply the chair by two

two chairs…

multiply to three chairs…

the chair in three individual states

three chairs simply nestle into each other to create one chair when multiple seats are not necessary

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication.

  • amazing

    oj says:
  • very nice

    žiga says:
  • nice idea to small spaces, congrats

    luisEfe80 says:
  • it could be done “side by side” and not “one inside the other” so all the chairs will look more similar when piled, but then… who knows wich would be the problem in terms of design then?

    daniel S M says:
  • Excellent

    InaLoumo says:
  • so cool!!!

    Djon says:
  • funny and puzzling

    aeroplane says:
  • good concept ……I like it

    adriana says:
  • I just wanna know, who’s gonna sit on the final/main chair??? It looks really uncomfortable and possibly painful.

    startist says:
  • why is there no front view from the chairs?! might it look to bold?! šŸ˜‰

    retep says:
  • [url=http://www.paulmenand.fr/index.php?/projets/emtriplette-videoem/]Video Triplette[/url]

    m says:
  • brilliant

    danig says:
  • EXCELLENT!

    Dr. Design says:
  • okay, now sit on it and prove it is still sturdy!

    humm says:
  • for the people how slag stuff of on her, its a concept that all, its about getting you thinking out of the box.

    bob says:
  • is it resistant?

    mud says:
  • compact and smart!!

    ai says:
  • very, very good !!

    joaorosa says:
  • wat koel!
    very good!

    hizzle says:
  • great!

    tomleyrod says:
  • Truly amazing! I love how each chair looks like it’s sisters yet is slightly different – like three unique, but like-minded friends sitting in conversation.

    bklynebeth says:
  • Cool!

    Dan says:

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