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Chair, from Scrap Poly Pastel series, 2014

This is a chair. It was designed by Max Lamb.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Max Lamb as part of Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

It is dated 2014. Its medium is polystyrene, polyurethane rubber.

Inspired by natural elements, Lamb explores the process of furniture making by using raw materials and experimental techniques, resulting in a rough and tactile quality. To fabricate his Scrap Poly Pastel chair, Lamb carved a chair from polystyrene offcuts and then coated them in rubber to stabilize the waste material.

It is credited Courtesy of Max Lamb.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 100 × 62 × 44 cm (39 3/8 × 24 7/16 × 17 5/16 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

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