Uitzakken

Project Uitzakken is a chair that is designed to highlight the unique characteristics of an individual’s seating habits. The chair was developed as part of a study into the routine habits of a roommate during a lockdown period. The researchers started by exploring how seating habits can differ between individuals and can be influenced by various factors such as cultural background, personal preference, and physical comfort. The chair was designed to be used as part of the user’s routine and to encourage them to sit down and bring attention to their seating habits.

The chair uses a stretchable plastic material instead of traditional sitting cushions, which results in a slow sagging effect when the chair is in use. This characteristic was achieved through careful material research and testing with the roommate. The chair is meant to be used as part of the user’s routine and is isolated within a familiar setting.

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