seungjin yang designs blowing chairs made from party balloons
 
seungjin yang designs blowing chairs made from party balloons
dec 04, 2015

seungjin yang designs blowing chairs made from party balloons

 

seungjin yang designs blowing chairs made from party balloons
all images courtesy of seungjin yang

 

 

 

seoul-based designer seungjin yang has created a collection of seating objects called ‘blowing series’ where he coated balloons with epoxy resin. the motivation behind the set was that yang wanted to transfer his childhood memories into the fabrication process of industrial furniture making. he first starts by blowing the balloons into the shapes and sizes needed and then fixes them into the desired chair form.seungjin yang blowing chairs     

the collection is made of chairs, benches and stools

 

 

 

when he reaches the ideal and stable configuration, he pours epoxy resin all over it, repeating this process eight different times. this gives the balloons a durable and rigid structure which serves for seating. after this process, the balloons are transformed into fine and brightly colored glass with a glossy finishing.

seungjin yang blowing chairs
balloon, epoxy resin, 56x49x65cm

seungjin yang blowing chairs
the epoxy resin gives the chairs a bright and glossy finish

seungjin yang blowing chairs
the designer wanted to transfer his childhood memories into the design process

seungjin yang blowing chairs
a balloon made into a spiral serves as the seating base

seungjin yang blowing chairs
the balloons are first blown and shaped into the desired shape 

seungjin yang blowing chairs
after the shape is perfect, the balloons are coated eight times with the epoxy resing

seungjin yang blowing chairs

these eight resin coats give the balloons a durable and rigid structure

seungjin yang blowing chairs
the fun collection brings childhood memories 

seungjin yang blowing chairs
balloon, epoxy resin, 38x38x48cm 

seungjin yang blowing chairs
balloon, epoxy resin, 60x65x70cm

 

 

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

 

edited by: juliana neira | designboom

  • 🙂 cool!!!!!

    demian sinclair
  • love this article!
    brilliant!

    jerry

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