studio geenen: 'gaudi chair'
studio geenen: 'gaudi chair' studio geenen: 'gaudi chair'
jun 10, 2010

studio geenen: 'gaudi chair'

‘gaudi chair’

the ‘gaudi chair’ by dutch studio geenen is the follow-up of the ‘gaudi stool‘ which was created in 2009. it was designed using the same method employed by antoni gaudi, who made models of hanging chains, which upside-down showed him the strongest shape for his churches. additionally, to be able to determine the structure of the chair’s backrest, a software script was used.

front view

the script was based on three steps: first the distribution of forces across the surface of the chair, secondly the direction of forces defined the position of the ribs and finally the amount of force specified the height of a rib.

back view


materials and techniques were chosen to create a lightweight chair. the surface is made of carbon fiber, the ribs are made of glass-filled nylon, fused by selective laser sintering.

  • chair?
    still looks like a stool to me

    b says:
  • arbitrary…

    費和多 says:
  • so beautiful

    shahar katsav says:
  • so damn coooooool!!!! says:

  • Its one horny looking thing but cant really call it a chair. More like a stool which tells you which way to sit

    uncle says:
  • Really, a nice exploration of form and material. It’s light, pure, feminine, look like a Calder sculpture. Bravo

    Poetti says:
  • holy eff. I want that now. I dont care if its a stool, it is freakin gorgeous!

    HJP says:
  • eindelijk! mooi man…

    sjoerd says:
  • I like it so much!!!!

    indri says:
  • look like a sculpture..!

    roso says:
  • do not say anything, does it look like chair its stool.

    pravin says:

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