Design student makes prizewinning chair from 65 000 rubber bands

ERJ staff report (BC)

London – Preston Moeller, 26, an industrial design student at Appalachian State University (ASU), has spent 336 hours designing and building a 3ft tall chair constructed from 65 000 rubber bands on a wire frame, reports Helen Lawson of the Daily Mail.

The chair is reported to weigh 35lb and to support the weight of a grown adult.

The chair won Moeller the $3,000 first prize in ASU’s 6th Annual Chair Design Competition.

He wrote: “It has been moved around to multiple shows and I…

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