Flatpack design

Furniture, Green Design

Space-Saving Chair Pops Up From a Single Sheet of Bamboo

By Ana Lisa Alperovich, Wed, September 9, 2015

Robert Van Embricqs, Bamboo chair, sculptural chair, Rising Chair, Flatpack design, wooden seat, Dutch design

“To what degree is the object you’re creating capable of dictating its own design? Is it even possible for an object to ‘tell’ for which form its best suited? And if so, what will the end result be?” Following this train of thought, designer Robert Van Embricqs created The Rising Chair, a bamboo seat that assembles in just a few seconds. Made from interconnected, renewable bamboo slats, this pop-up seat starts off as a flat surface and only needs to be pulled upwards to create a chair.

Learn more about this sculptural bamboo seat


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