Chairs

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Year:1991
A series of chairs made with the ”space-chain” technique. These chairs could be sold in kits, easy to assemble by the user. (Yona Friedman)
In 1981 Friedman wrote an article for a design conference in Helsinki titled A policy for design. Here he explained how a new policy for production could motivate people to become ‘producer-consumer-designers’ and fulfill their own needs with simple technologies far from the mass consumer market.
Themes: -simple technology
-polyhedron
-self reliance

Courtesy of Marianne Homiridis
260409_0869.jpg
Year:1991
A series of chairs made with the ”space-chain” technique. These chairs could be sold in kits, easy to assemble by the user. (Yona Friedman)
In 1981 Friedman wrote an article for a design conference in Helsinki titled A policy for design. Here he explained how a new policy for production could motivate people to become ‘producer-consumer-designers’ and fulfill their own needs with simple technologies far from the mass consumer market.
Themes: -simple technology
-polyhedron
-self reliance

Courtesy of Marianne Homiridis
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Year:1995-2005
Friedman frequently combined his themes to various outcome. Here the principle of the simple technology used for his Chair project in 1991 has been conveyed into a Gribouillis model.
Themes: -simple technology
- quirky configurations
Photo credit Yona Friedman
IMGP5373.jpg
Year:1995-2005
Friedman frequently combined his themes to various outcome. Here the principle of the simple technology used for his Chair project in 1991 has been conveyed into a Gribouillis model.
Themes: -simple technolog- quirky configurations
Photo credit Yona Friedman