In collaboration with Dietiker (CH) and AIT Magazine (DE) the brief for this project was to “Pimp” the Ono Chair designed by Matthias Weber. Along with 119 other chairs this formed a travelling exhibition which toured Europe before being auctioned in Berlin with the proceeds being given to a charity in South Africa.
There is a paradox in exhibiting furniture, no matter how abstract a piece it can never achieve the emotive highs of a sculpture and stripped bare of context and function it fails from a design perspective.
Schrödinger’s Cat is the name of a thought experiment which looks to explain the Quantum mechanics principle of superposition and entanglement. Inspired by this and to address the above issue this project looks to split the chairs function and form into two separate elements which exist in states of duality, separated by location.