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Part card trick, part slinky, the Flexible Love chair seems like it could be more than a novelty. The end pieces look shopbottable, but the bellows seems like it would take a lot of patience to cut, fold and glue.

FlexibleLoveâ„¢ furniture incorporates an ‘accordion-like, honeycomb’ structure to create durable furniture pieces produced from widely-available recycled materials. FlexibleLove furniture, such as FlexibleLove Earth 16, are made from recycled paper and recycled wood waste, and are produced using pre-existing manufacturing processes in order to reduce their overall impact on the environment.

The name “Flexible Love” was derived from the concept of a ‘flexible love-seat’ – seating that could hold from one to as many as sixteen individuals; changing length and shape with a simple pull at each end. A honeycomb structure, used throughout the entire Flexible Love line, produces an accordion-like result that allows each piece to be extended and collapsed with ease.

Chris Connors

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  1. Jim McCorison says:

    It’s an intriguing idea, but I’d be a bit more impressed if he actually sat in it. Their website does have photos of people sitting on it. But how carefully posed are they, and is the chair still flexible and undamaged afterwards. I want furniture that my guests and I can sit on without being careful.

  2. MIKHEIL says:

    WOOOW BUT GOOD POINT “Jim McCorison”

  3. charlie says:

    Doesn’t seem to be an issue to sit on it.

    1. Jim McCorison says:

      Thanks for the link. I looks like it held up pretty well t0 the crowds and still folded up properly afterwards. Very creative thinking.

  4. Wibble Wobble says:

    Looks like prolonged sitting in thin trousers would result in a bad case of waffle-butt.

  5. ag says:

    My sister in law’s father is the creator of Foamature. Similar concept of custom furniture, but very light and very durable.

    http://foamiture.com/

  6. Anonymous says:

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  7. Flexible custom furniture!. hahaha the model was a kind of freak. lols

  8. I bought my flexible honeycomb paper chair from http://www.papersofa.com … It is not flexible love but it looks and works same. Just different look. I love it. So fun to play and so useful in home when friends and family come to visit. It is really strong paper sofa. And of course green paper furniture because it is 100% bio-degradable.