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Another Monobloc Chair

10 . 2020


Monobloc. Also known on Flickr as “those white plastic chairs” are ubiquitous, and many have created their own interpretation of the single piece injection molded chair.

My research led me to believe successful chairs are composed of reinforced polypropylene with 30% glass fiber.

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The form of my monobloc chair was derived from a quick sketch I had done while staying at an Airbnb in Montreal of a vintage metal barstool. I exaggerated the second back connection came towards the front, acting as arms and legs.

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The revised chairs have a thinner seat and cross sectional support that provides brace at the legs. Additionally with consideration for patio use, I added an angled cutaway towards the back of the seat for water to drain off.

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