2D-to-3D: roll-up slat chaise

Designer Sascha Akkermann has devised an ingenious aid for summertime relaxation. His Poissonmobilefunctions both as a mat (organic picnic anyone?) and a tres elegantechaise lounge, perfect for profiling in your preferred outdoorenvirornment. And when you're done, roll it up and just tuck it awaynext to your beach towel. It'€™s that compact.

The inspiration for the piece came from the little reed mats used tomake sushi. According to the designer, the tensile strength of thematerial and ergonomics of the human body created restrictions thatmade the shape of the chaise almost inevitable.

Source: inhabitat.comAdded: 7 July 2006