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Design and mechanical engineering share a seat in Stanford's Product Realization Lab

Design and mechanical engineering share a seat in Stanford's Product Realization Lab

Design class students design and fabricate chairs informed by historical reference, anthropometrics, form studies, user testing and materials investigations.
July 24, 2012

The signs on the chairs read, "Please do not sit," but these chairs were in fact designed for sitting — or reclining, in one case.

A selection of seven seats of distinction, products of the Stanford spring course ARTSTUDI 262, "The Chair," are currently on view in Cummings Art Building. The temptation, of course, is to try out all of them.