By changing its width, an ordinary chair is literally transformed into a multi-faceted seating piece that combines the qualities of the chair and table in one material; plywood.
Neil responds to the needs of the user who has evolved through the daily use of mobile devices. The striking armrest, in addition to its classic function, has space for a laptop, a magazine or a cup of coffee. The extension of the seat also creates new space under the armrest and thus serves as an additional storage area.
Through the interplay of wide areas and narrow edges, Neil changes its appearance according to the viewing angle and thus invites the user to discover different types of interaction.

The project was created within the seminar “MAGIS – Nomadic Café,” a cooperation with the Italian furniture maker MAGIS.

Tutors: Prof. Volker Albus & Stefan Legner