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by Rodolphe El-Khoury and Nashid Nabian
Futuristic, interactive and sensory furniture
"Rodolphe el-Khoury explores the tension between the individual and the community."
The Bulletin, Toronto
Work: interactive design
Size: 39 x 39 x 73 cm
Producer: Rodolphe el-Khoury and Nashid Nabian
International artists’ unique artworks and limited series
Chameleon Lounge: the first sensory and open-source seat
When two design researchers passionate about new technologies meet, ideas thrive! Try, and adopt, Chameleon Lounge seats: playful and sophisticated, they will not cease to amaze you. Using the Arduino open-source platform, this set of molded plastic interactive stools presents a beautiful range of possibilities. The Integrated technology allows each stool to take the color of its user and to imitate him like a chameleon. No more style mistake: your seat will always match your outfit!
Rodolphe el-Khoury, renowned researcher and designer
Rodolphe el-Khoury is the Director of research in architecture and urban design at the University of Toronto, Canada. With two associates, he founded the Khoury Levit Fong design agency. He is the author of many books, hailed by critics, on the history and theory of architecture. He has received several awards and enjoys an international fame for his design work. Rodolphe eL-Khoury is particularly interested in the architectural applications of information technology, to increase responsiveness and sustainability in construction.
After getting a Master in architecture in Iran, Nashid Nabian worked as an independent architect for residential and educational design projects. Currently in her first year of a PhD in Design at the University of Toronto, she is interested in the possibility of an architecture without any given location and the establishment of a full and independent area transcending the constraints of space or time.
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