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Chair Self-Destructs After Being Sat On Eight Times [Video]

Chair Self-Destructs After Being Sat On Eight Times [Video]
technology

The DRM Chair, created by a group of designers during a 48 hour hackathon, only has a limited number of uses.

Emma Hutchings
  • 5 march 2013

A team of designers created the DRM Chair as a 48h-long project, from concept to final video shooting. The chair can only be sat on eight times before it self-destructs.

This limited use builds on the concept of piracy, as Digital Rights Management is often used to protect content after a certain number of downloads. This was applied to a physical object so the chair, like a piece of content, is unusable after a certain number of times.

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