Absolutely Basic Chair

Sometimes design gets so breathtakingly simple, it really makes no sense to mention it at all, as it’s seamlessly integrated into the everyday lives of us everyday people. Sometimes, however, items are so simple beyond the call of duty, further than they’d ever reasonably have to go, they’ve just gotta have a few words published about them. Enter “Chair?” by designer M Scherpenisse.

It’s made of some unbendable material, attaches to the ceiling with another extra dose of magic, and has no frills! No frills at all I say! But see here: Maarten Scherpenisse created this chair as a question, rather than an answer. He asks the design community the following, as a student of our modern design world:

Is there any more basic chair than this?

Designer: Maarten Scherpenisse