'Yan' in Chinese is meaning eye. Inspired by perspective view of kids, Yan stool was created to express how colourful and wonderful the world is from what every kid has seen in their eyes. The shape of design is inspired and derived from the section of eyeball. By using the vibrant colour of fabric to match with clear transparent acrylic, and also with the unique shape, the stool presents a unique, impressive and eye-catching outlook.
UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
Yan Stool with separate cushion provides flexibility in terms of changing the fabric or texture of cushion into any colour or design pattern to suit or create different theme when it being applied in different interior space. With this unconventional shape, it strongly expresses its own identity and beauty yet reflects the inspiration behind the design as well.
OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
Yan Stool with round padded seat and ergonomic design provides an excellent seating comfort. It allows easy transfer and carry. With its unique shape and colourful finish, it provides a sense of playfulness to the space.
PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
The concept was created in year 2012 when i was studying final year of interior design course in Malaysia. Final design has been enhanced and completed in 2016.
FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design
PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
The Yan Stool is made of acrylic by moulding process with upholster cushion comes with high density foam internal.
SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
Diameter 465mm x Height 380mm
Yan, Stool, Contemporary Furniture, Kids, Colourful, Eyeball, Modern
Research was mainly focused on shape, material and colour selection, manufacturing technical concern. After several researches and exploring, here the ‘Yan’ stool was born.
The main challenge was to create something new and modern form that impressive enough to draw people's attention. Material selection was also another challenge during design development process which in order to achieve the desirable design.
TEAM MEMBERS (1) :
Irene Lim Miaw Shin, 2016.