Autumn/Winter chair with integral blanket by Aga Brzostek

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Autumn/Winter chair by Aga Brzostek

Polish fashion and interior designer Aga Brzostek has created a chair with an integrated blanket for wrapping up warm in winter.

Autumn/winter seat by Aga Brzostek

Aga Brzostek drew from her experience in the fashion industry when creating the chair, shaping the cover like a large jumper and naming it after the Autumn/Winter fashion season.

Autumn/winter seat by Aga Brzostek

"The foundation of it is the cool northern surroundings of where I live," says Brzostek. "Sweater-like elements of the chair can be used as a headrest to create a cozy environment for an evening reading as well as a soft cover for chilly winter nights. "

Autumn/winter seat by Aga Brzostek

The Krakow-based designer used hard foam for the structure of the chair, covering the seat and backrest in softer foam for comfort and using reclaimed wool for the cover.

Autumn/winter seat by Aga Brzostek

The cover is removable and adjustable, allowing the user to alter the look of the chair to suit their individual preferences, and also features a pocket for magazines or books. Photography is by Marek Kowalski.

Autumn/winter seat by Aga Brzostek

German designer Hanna Emelie Ernsting developed a similar idea in 2011. Her Moody Couch is a sofa with an oversized, duvet-like cover that you can wrap around you. Ernsting later developed an armchair version of the idea, called Moody nest. See our video interview with Ernsting about Moody Couch.

Other chairs we've featured on Dezeen include a sofa with sliced off corners and an armchair inspired by classic Danish design.

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