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.
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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”.
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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.
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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.
Photos: courtesy of Tehila Guy