Kala Laminated Bamboo Retractable Stool

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Kala Laminated Bamboo Retractable Stool
by ChungSheng Chen

  • Awarded April 15, 2017
  • CLIENT: Tainan University of Technology/ Product Design Department
  • 2.037

Kala, a stool made in laminated bamboo with a retractable mechanism in the central axis. Taking oil-paper umbrella structure as its inspiration, laminated bamboo strip was heat baked and clamp fixture in the wood mold that bended into shape, showing its simplicity and oriental charming. Interestingly the elasticity of laminated bamboo structure designed and the retractable mechanism in the central axis, one’s will find interaction when sitting on Kala stool, it will descend lightly and smoothly, and when one’s stood up from Kala stool, it will ascend back to its position.

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Kala Laminated Bamboo Retractable Stool

ChungSheng Chen

Designer of Kala Laminated Bamboo Retractable Stool


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