100 Chairs, 100 Days, and Too Many Splinters to Count

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Sure, we hear of monsters, paintings, skulls, purchases, heck, even internet variety shows being produced by creatives every day for a certain period of time. But chairs? Via ReadyMade’s blog we learn of Martino Gamper‘s 100 Chairs in 100 Days, an exhibition in London which is now available as a book, 100 Chairs in 100 Days and its 100 Ways.

Gamper began his project by scavenging discarded, dilapidated and donated chairs, then hunkered down for the 100 days and built a new chair every day by assembling some quite-random configurations of the chair fragments. Some look like freakish creations left over from the set of Beetlejuice, but all are simply beautiful. We’re partial to ‘Paste and Cut’ and ‘Cut and Paste’ models, mashups of hacked-up Jasper Morrison Air Chairs.