GOING WITH THE GRAIN: design an object using sustainable wood

Competition Details
Plywoodchr_550x550_

5 from 1 Chair

by William Hoffman
Co-authors:

FIVE CHAIRS, ONE SHEET OF PLYWOOD

Good Design is a result of pleasing aesthetics, meeting utilitarian requirements, good quality at a low cost, simple production, compact packaging, easy distribution and uncomplicated assembly.

•Aesthetically elegant with angular lines, soft curves and intersecting planes.
•Utilitarian in providing the basic function to sit.
•Good quality in the use of FSC certified Appleply with structural integrity created in the juxtaposition of the plywood planes.
•Low cost in its efficient use of material with five chairs able to be cut from a single sheet of 4 foot by eight-foot plywood.
•Simple production in cutting the nested shapes from a sheet of plywood
•Compact packaging and ease of distribution with the nested pieces fitting into a 18”x 31”x 1.5” flat carton.
•Uncomplicated assembly with a single hex key driver.