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feb 02, 2010

warrenoffice myrkr chair

‘myrkr chair’

we received ‘myrkr chair’ created by WORD (warren office for research and design) and wish to share it with you. the seat sculpture is conceived under the idea that beauty is not only found in objects themselves but in the pattern of their shadows, both light and dark which it provides. this lounge chair is made from a single laser cut sheet of 12mm plywood and 144 dowels with no metal connections. it has been dipped in black aniline dye and finished with lacquer. 


‘myrkr chair’ is in use at the page gallery exhibition at the guggenheim gallery of chapman university as part of the reading area where visitors can examine artist’s books.

detail of ‘myrkr chair’

  • wow, that is actually quite original
    I think I like it..!

    gaetano pesce says:
  • shadows are Phenomenal!
    nice work.

    natalia says:
  • original indeed! amazing utilization of material to create a substantial volume, yet it appears airy and exceptionally light.

    laiqdada says:

    anonymous says:
  • Awesome! Hard to believe it’s plywood. Nice finish.

    taylor says:
  • The third image is quite nice. I’d like to give it a sit!

    bsutton says:
  • original, bold & elegant. the dynamic interplay of the shadows & light makes me want to see the look that more than one of these chairs in a space would create.

    hogita says:
  • The finish is very nice.

    anonymous says:
  • from 90’s with fury

    taddeus bukowski says:
  • fantastic design – – i like the simplicity of the form, and that it behaves as an object of art, as well – – the shadow patterns changing at different times of day

    m says:
  • beautiful. I’ll take two please..for my equally amazing future fantasy home. That way, I can luxuriously in one and view the other…or you can come and visit and we can each sit in one.

    anamaria says:
  • this chair just changed my life! incredible!

    anonymous says:
  • great work. simple and elegant.

    rich says:
  • incredible depth, rather than being simply an object in space, the chair affects the space around it.

    creature says:
  • i dont like it. this chair demands an empty room to work.

    jesus dad says:
  • sick chair…hard to grasp the actual plywood materiality

    stevo says:
  • it’s like being able to sit on a really sweet building! iLike

    flaquito de oro says:
  • very dynamic and ephemeral at the same time… love the shadows.

    rp says:
  • cool shadows. If a godzilla sat on a skyscraper…

    some guy says:
  • This chair is seriously classy.

    tiffknee! says:
  • i was looking for the joints and they are pretty well integrated/hidden. cool effect with the shadows!

    funshine says:
  • love it. very unique. where can I buy one?

    matt o says:
  • amazing. hard to believe it is not metal. it looks heavy but very light. love it.

    NatD. says:
  • a pretty basic shape made to look precise and elegant. great job of design.

    knc w says:
  • well done.

    //ga says:

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