LAT Chair by Jeroen van Laarhoven

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LAT Chair by Jeroen van Laarhoven

Dutch designer Jeroen van Laarhoven has created a collection of conjoined chairs.

LAT Chair by Jeroen van Laarhoven

Called LAT - Love.Approach.Together - the seats are connected together in twos or threes by criss-cross wooden elements on the back.

LAT Chair by Jeroen van Laarhoven

The inside legs of the chairs are also crossed and joined together.

LAT Chair by Jeroen van Laarhoven

Photographs are by Isabel Rottiers.

LAT Chair by Jeroen van Laarhoven

Here's a bit more information from the designer:


LAT chair (Love Approach Together)

The concept of the LAT chair is about the loving embrace between two chairs, falling into each other as a reaction to a fragmented reality. A universal feeling that easily transmits to people, who are then free to interpret it in a personal key.

LAT Chair by Jeroen van Laarhoven

These days we are using a lot of technological media’s to communicate with each other (mobile phones, mobile internet, social network programs etc). We use al lot of these technologies to show that we care about somebody.

LAT Chair by Jeroen van Laarhoven

To stay connected with each other. But still there is a virtual distance: A personal distance. The LAT chair is designed to bring people closer to each other.

LAT Chair by Jeroen van Laarhoven

To expresses the feeling that we really care about somebody in a personal way.

LAT Chair by Jeroen van Laarhoven

From young to old, connected in a personal and human way. Embrace each other, embrace to be real connected!

LAT Chair by Jeroen van Laarhoven

The LAT chair is also designed in a triple version, as single chairs, in soft versions with cushions (the cushions are optional in different colour options). These designs still have the same design language and translate the same (human) embracing/connected feeling.

LAT Chair by Jeroen van Laarhoven


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  • reinierdejong

    Why making such a blown-up, pretentious text about such a modest gesture? Is that meant to be ironic? And why do these chairs have to be made of the cheapest type of wood? Is that a Dutch thing?

  • patrick smyth

    Love these…looks like they are holding each other.
    patrick.

  • coffee87

    Humorous…I like it. Multicolor versions are too much, one color brings the idea out more clearly.

  • Rob van Veggel

    Excellent idea! Funny, judging from the pics it works better with three than with two seats to make chairs human. I love his other designs but this so simple and so direct. His best.

  • http://interiormatter.co.uk/ Interior Matter

    I quite like this, the colourways are virtually endless

  • Andrew

    If it needs such a concept to create a design like this, why not? Like it, very playful en definitely not pretentious. Nice work.