Seoul designers KAMKAM have designed a collection of felt-covered furniture that can be fastened using buttons, belts and zips.
Above: Cham Bench
Called Dressed Up Furniture, the range includes a bench, cabinets and stools, which all have little areas for storage, hidden behind a felt door.
Here's some more information from the designers:
‘Dressed up furniture series’.
This series is made up of four items, Dressed up stool, Cham, Cham bench and Belt felt.
Dressed up stool
The button on this personified stool is not just a visual effect but a new experience of extended actions such as storing, opening and closing doors.
The upholstery can be locked by the three buttons on the side and also fixed by rolling it up using a magnet when you store something inside.
Above: Belt Felt
The highly elastic soft sponge of upper side guarantees durability of the comfortable seat.
“Cham” is mingled with clothes in terms of functional and shape.
Above: Dressed Up Stool
Consumers can experience more flexible and higher level of 'Opening' and 'Closing(Locking)' with this little cabinet which is formed by upholstery method.
It can be fastened by the belt or the inner magnet which fixes the belt-door rolled.
The size of the door can store little sundries.
The furniture is named after the North Pole monster 'Cham', a character of Korean novel.
The shape of the furniture 'Cham' has soft appearance that resembled mild and comforts people by the inherent intimacy. This is a reddot design award winning product 2010.
The series of ‘Cham’, mixed of clothes and bench. Using elastic sponge on upper side and finishing the external with Upholstery method, ‘Cham-bench’ will give you durable comfort.
‘Union’, the theme of “Belt Felt,” is structurally applied clothes and furniture.
The clothing concept ‘belt’ blended to furniture has functionality that assigns flexibility to opening and closing doors.
The fabric, which is not woven, but compressed by strong heat and moisture, emphasizes the theme ‘Union.’
This collection is on exhibition in Seoul, Korea
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