GOING WITH THE GRAIN: design an object using sustainable wood

Competition Details

Versatilisima Library Chair

by Marcela S

Versatilisima Library Chair

Some great reasons to get a Versatilisima Library Chair:

Seat comfortably!
It adapts to different users. Desktop height and footrest are adjustable.

Seat together!
It allows for row and side-to-side grouping.

Bring a light with you!
A desk lamp can be placed on or clamped to the back shelf.

Hold your favorite books!
Back shelf serves as a bookcase.

Take it with you!
It comes flat-packed and can be assembled and disassembled easily. No glue or hardware is necessary.

Help to save the world’s forests!
It is built entirely from FSC-certified plywood.

The reason for the name

The name Versatilisima it is a combination of the word “versatile” (from the Latin versatilis) meaning capable of many uses, adaptable; and the ending “isima” (Spanish) that gives the previous word a superlative character.


The Versatilisima Library Chair is made from a single sheet of FSC-certified plywood measuring 4-feet x 8-feet x 1-inch. A clear finish reveals the natural beauty of the wood.

The Versatilisima Chair can be flat-packed for transporting and commercialization.

The Versatilisima Chair uses no hardware or glue. So, it can be repeatedly assembled and disassembled between flat and 3D.