Neat Seats: 14 Crazy Creative Modern Chair Designs

Customizable Layer Chair
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Change the look of this chair with your mood simply by sliding a series of acrylic panels within the transparent frame. Layer Chair by Sohyun Yun comes with a set of interchangeable prints for the back and seat, allowing the user to create their own custom combinations.

Chair with Invisible Legs
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From a distance, this chair looks like no more than a line mysteriously hovering above the ground. The Magic Chair by Davide Conti achieves the optical illusion of balance with the help of nearly-invisible transparent components contrasting with opaque black and white.

Chairs That Hold Hands
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This set of chairs was designed to ‘hold hands’ so that two more more people can come together into a private group that’s completely walled off from prying eyes. With its high back and flexible arm panels, it turns a group of chairs into a room within a room.

Disappearing Chair
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The Urban Philosophy Chair by Nissa Kinzhalina has a black line running only along a portion of the frame, the rest filled in with clear acrylic, so the bulk of it virtually disappears when viewed from most angles.

Constructing Memory Chair
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This chair by Hui Chun Chen only becomes a chair when you make it one, pulling the strings to ‘activate’ it. You have to tighten the cords enough for it to stand up on its own, and then pull them taut around your body to maintain the chair’s structural integrity.