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A chair that mimics the act of breathing

A chair that mimics the act of breathing

We love Wu Yu-Ying "Breathing" chair – a chair that moulds specifically to the shape of the person sitting in it.

The concept behind the breathing chair focuses on the process of sitting on a chair, as well as the interaction between the user and the chair while using it.

The chair mimics the action of breathing. When you sit on the chair, the edges of the chair automatically become the armrests. Stand up and the chair resumes to its original cube shape.

Yu-Ying’s background is diverse. Last year she graduated from Tatung University of industrial design and has also studied music, painting and dancing. These eclectic elements are all mixed into her work.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6UuoUx-H1Q