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Blowing Chairs

  • Blowing Chairs
  • Blowing Chairs
     
  • Blowing Chairs
  • Blowing Chairs
  • Blowing Chairs

South Korean designer Seung Jin Yang has coated brightly coloured PVC balloons in resin to create these inflated seats. The collection of chairs features backrests, legs and arms created using sausage-shaped, inflated, modelling balloons. Stools have seats made from a single balloon coiled around itself, and rest on gently curved legs.

Although the furniture looks fragile, Yang used eight layers of epoxy resin to create a rigid outer surface. Each piece needs around half a day to be coated in a single resin layer, with successive layers gradually added on top of it. As the resin sets, it creates a glossy and solid surface, that's able to support weight. The process takes a week to complete a single stool.


 

Designer | Seung Jin Yang, Seoul, South Korea 
Technical info | Inflatable PVC with resin layers
Picture credits | Seung Jin Yang