Anda Armchair by Tehila Guy - Front

Observing flat pack furniture, Israeli based designer Tehila Guy created an inflatable and solid armchair that challenges common upholstery without compromising comfort and aestetics.

A plastic inflatable body welcome the guest and allows to see through a wooden structure. The Anda armchair comes dismantled in a practical-to-ship flat pack, once at home it is easy to be assembled and light to move around the living room.

Anda Armchair by Tehila Guy - Zoom


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Tehila Guy says: “I started to research the world of inflatable furniture, which had its glory days in the 1960s, and it is considered today to be a cheap relic of its time with limited design”.

Anda Armchair by Tehila Guy - Back


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Rise sofa by NOTE Design Studio for Fogia – Photo by Mathias Nero; courtesy of NOTE Design Studio.
Rise sofa by NOTE Design Studio for Fogia – Photo by Mathias Nero; courtesy of NOTE Design Studio.
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The air in the inflatable sit and back presses on the wooden structure connecting all the parts together, while the wooden base keeps the inflatable parts from collapsing while sitting.

Anda Armchair by Tehila Guy - Model


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The Anda armchair was designed for Tehila Guy final project in Bezalel Academy in Jerusalem, under the mentoring of professor Hanan De Lange.

Anda Armchair by Tehila Guy - Side

Photos: courtesy of Tehila Guy