ruud van de wier shapes firstcall chair into phone for privacy
ruud van de wier shapes firstcall chair into phone for privacy ruud van de wier shapes firstcall chair into phone for privacy
apr 30, 2014

ruud van de wier shapes firstcall chair into phone for privacy

ruud van de wier shapes firstcall chair into phone for privacy
all images courtesy of ruud van de wier




the ‘firstcall’ chair has been developed by dutch designer ruud van de wier in collaboration with manufacturer easy-noisecontrol. the form is based on the recognizable and classic shape of an old phone, so that when sitting in it the surrounding noise is muted. the quiet space enables people to make calls in office or public environments, ensuring that they can concentrate despite being surrounded by noisy situations. the ‘firstcall’ chair comes in a variety of 32 colors and can also be ordered in a bicolored configuration.


ruud van de wier shapes firstcall chair into phone for privacy
the chair takes the form of a phone


blue gray


the seat offers a quiet space to make phone calls


purple and green talking to each other





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  • lol

    love it!

    dbkii says:
  • Personally I prefer a predecessor: The Ear chair / Oorstoel by Jurgen Bey from 2002.
    Designed with similar privacy idea but less individual.

    Meindert says:

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