Tear Drop Chair Visualizes Emotional Life Events

Tear Drop Chair Visualizes Emotional Life Events

Product Design Center's 64 liters of "tears" remind us that there is no happiness without sadness

Ross Brooks
  • 22 december 2014

If you could collect all the tears that an average human sheds in a lifetime, you would be left with 64-liters of salty solution. Keita Suzuki, a designer from the Japanese firm Product Design Center, decided to visualize this fact in the form of a “tear drop chair.” Not only does it bring the water bed experience to a piece of portable furniture, it also helps to remind us that we wouldn’t be able to appreciate the happy moments without the sad ones there to provide some contrast.

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