据哈佛设计(http://design.icxo.com)报道日本 Designtope 国际设计比赛“休闲椅及与之匹配的桌子”
Chairs that make you relaxed
‘Small Wooden Chairs was the theme of the competition of 2004 and ‘Arm Chairs was that of 2005. The theme of Maruni Competition of 2006 has been decided to be the ‘ Lounge Chairs.
‘A small wooden chairis the one for you to sit on when you have meals or you study at a desk. It should let you keep a good straightened posture. ‘An armchair is the one for you to sit on when you drink a cup coffee or you have a relaxed conversation with someone else. It should let you feel easy.
‘A lounge chair should be something that will let you feel much more relaxed than the above two. Sitting on it must let you sip brandy, feel tipsy, smoke a cigarette, talk with your friend, watch TV and even take a short nap. Lounge chairs are the ones placed in living rooms of houses, in break rooms of offices, in lounges of hotels.
The theme of the Maruni Competition 2006 is ‘ Lounge Chairs and Tables matching them, the actual main assignment is, however, the designs of‘Lounge Chairs. The ideas concerning ‘ the tables matching the lounge chairs will be taken as proposals only. The works among the ‘lounge chairs that won Grand Prix may be commercialized. Please note that no tables will be commercialized, though they will be taken as references for the assessment of the lounge chairs that come with the tables.
It has to be wooden made.
The special feature of Next Maruni is in the principle that its products must be wooden. Though the design requested for this competition is ‘ lounge chairs for one person to sit on, you may want lounge chairs for two persons depending on the cases. The lounge chairs that have the possibility to seat two persons will be accepted as well.
Lounge chairs quite naturally require soft and springy feel in their seats and backrests. Therefore, the materials for your proposed works have to be carefully chosen with both their cost and their functions taken into consideration. Receiving the ideas of the works that win Grand Prix and other prizes, exchanging ideas with the staff members of Maruni Woodworks, well decide the final materials for your works to be commercialized products.