Ariel Christopher

Ariel Christopher

Tesserae Chair

Relationship Focus: Human-to-Tools/Face-to-Face Waiting is a universal activity, however the experience is often not seen as positive. The Tesserae Chair is not simply a chair, it is an improved experience. The geometric shape of the chair allows users to position their chairs in a variety of arrangements and customize their waiting experience. The chair has a compartment that allows for the temporary storage of personal belongings. From an office lobby to an airport terminal, the design of this chairs allows it to be used in a variety of contexts. Interior designers can arrange a waiting space by using the chair’s geometry and tessellate them into a fixed formation.This chair is designed so users are at the same seat height as wheelchairs, which encourages inclusivity within a group and is ideal for a healthcare waiting space.