UNStudio new amsterdam chairs and sittable at milan design week 2011
UNStudio new amsterdam chairs and sittable at milan design week 2011 UNStudio new amsterdam chairs and sittable at milan design week 2011
apr 06, 2011

UNStudio new amsterdam chairs and sittable at milan design week 2011

‘my lounge chair’ for knoll



amsterdam-based architectural firm UNStudio present three new seating designs during milan design week 2011. the prototype for his ‘new amsterdam chair’ and the final designs for ‘sittable’ are on show as part of ‘the tortonas’ exhibition at via tortona, 37.


‘my lounge chair’ for german furniture manufacturer walter knoll is an extension of UNstudio’s, ben van berkel’s previous ‘my chair‘ for the company. this lounger continues the formal qualities and spatial effects of his earlier design with faceted shapes, and a seat that is echoed within the curves of its supporting frame.



line drawings of the chair



‘sittable’ for prooff



‘sittable’ for rotterdam-based company prooff, is designed as a furniture object to enhance communication between people. the form of ‘sittable’ combines two pieces – a lounge chair and meeting table – of multi-functional furniture. the result is a hybrid piece that extends the traditional role of the table as a social meeting place – not only the context of flexible placement, but also the many tasks that could simultaneously be carried out at the work surface, both solitary and social, or a combination of the two. ‘sittable’ comes in two different sizes: L5500 x W1750 x H750 mm and L4000 x W1750 x H750 mm.

see designboom’s previous article UNstudio: sittable for prooff here.



‘sittable’ for prooff back view



‘sittable’ sketch



‘new amsterdam chair’ for wilde + spieth photos by inga powilleit



‘new amsterdam chair’ for wilde + spieth is a multi-purpose chair that is stackable. its shape is based on a continuous, single line that expands into an interrupted surface, forming a shell-like cast for the human body playing with the relationship between the stationary object and the animate human form.

  • Unstudio is a great stabilished architecure, urban planing and infrastructure project studio.

    With this furniture collection, they are now proving excelence in all design fields

    julioAm says:
  • The new amsterdam chairs are just plain awesome!

    DsgnCrit says:
  • Another amazing project that i want to see this week.
    The prototip of a ‘new amsterdam chair’ in my opinion is amazing.

    Hope to see Delightfull brand and see the new project they have.

    It should be a great week.
    Hope to see you all in there.

    Alberto Aristione says:

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