• Two Circles Chair by Kebei Li.


    Posted on 14th January, by Dana Tomić Hughes in product design. 1 Comment

    Two Circles Chair by Kebei Li | Yellowtrace

     

    Two Circles Chair by Kebei Li is an “aesthetic study of the contrast between a line and a surface”. Using only rectilinear and circular elements, Li created a highly rational, logical, and mathematical geometry. The designer chose a deep shade of navy to further “flatten” the appearance of the chair, giving the object an almost two-dimentional quality. I really love the way the image of two overlapping chairs creates an illustrated effect, segmenting the background into a series of pure shapes.

     

    Two Circles Chair by Kebei Li | Yellowtrace

    Two Circles Chair by Kebei Li | Yellowtrace

    Two Circles Chair by Kebei Li | Yellowtrace

    Two Circles Chair by Kebei Li | Yellowtrace

     

    The frame of the chair is constructed with welded solid steel rods, while the seat and back are made from curved laminated plywood. The back panel is treated with a subtle ergonomic curvature to increase  the ergonomics and comfort of the chair. Well… I have to say that I’m not entirely sure how comfortable this chair would be, but one things’s for sure – it looks super beautiful and elegant. Goodness knows I’ve bought plenty of shoes based on this theory alone, so why should a chair be any different? Ah, relax – I’m only kidding of-course… about the chair, not the shoes.


    [Images courtesy of Kebei Li.]

     





  • One Response to “Two Circles Chair by Kebei Li.”

    1. aurelia-m says:

      Très joli design, j’aime beaucoup



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