When is a chair not just a chair? When it’s made from 4,000 AOL CDs. Find that and more in this geeky list. Which one is your favorite?
Ultimate Game Chair
So you’ve seen the Multimedia Chair and Armed “Movie” Chair, now check out the Ultimate Game Chair. At $399, this chair packs 12 vibration motors synchronized to the game, adjustable 3D stereo speakers, ground effects lighting, multiple massage settings, beverage/remote holders, and integrated controllers.
Gamers put their bodies through so much while playing their favorite consoles what with all the controller-holding, constantly staring at the television and not to forget all the sitting too. Why not give your body a break and treat it to some real luxury?
Stokke Gravity Chair
Priced at a whopping $2310, the Stokke Gravity Chair “can rest in a variety of positions depending on your mood or task; from upright as an office chair to rocked right back for those noon-time naps.” Company information here.
The chair is available in a variety of fabrics and finishes, but all that versatility in inclination from steep to flat will cost you a steep $2310, if you’re so inclined
4,000 AOL CD Chair
Aptly named the “AOL Throne”, it’s made from “4000 CDs, weighs at least 150 pounds, barely fits through doors, and plugs into an electical outlet”. [Source]
Peekaboo Isolation Chamber Chair
It’s “a modern wing chair in molded felt and textile, with the material in the seat rim pressed to it limit and a stand of crome-plated steel.”
Showing shades of the Cone of Silence, the Isolation Chamber Chair is a design concept that lets you shut out the world so you can concentrate on your game of Tetris or your incoming text message from your sweetie
D-BOX GP-100 Race Chair
Future updates will allow the chair to add on first person game modules for shooting, combat, fantasy, sports, flight sims, and more
This nifty chair cost only $40 to make and a “whole lot of stitching with a heavy duty needle”. Unfortunately, no instructions were provided on how to build your own. [Source 1 | 2]
For a chair that can go anywhere, look no furthur than the Tank Chair. This custom off-road chair “conquers streams, mud, snow, sand, gravel — allowing you to get back to nature — and can also climb up and down stairs”. It features motors built by NPC Robotics, no word yet on pricing. Video clips here.[Source]