Chair

  • Sportswear giant Puma has teamed up with gaming gear company Playseat to develop the Playseat|Puma game seat for e-sport athletes.
  • ​​Marrying comfort with portability is a challenge for all outdoor gearmakers. Canada’s Hillsound Equipment attempt to find this sweet spot centers on a clever two-in-one telescopic mechanism that serves to keep the stool stable and quickly transform into a compact package for easy carry. ​
  • The HoverChair might take slightly more work to pack onto your back than other folding chairs, but promises supreme levels of comfort with a hanging design, breathable materials and an optional foot hammock to rest those weary legs. ​​
  • ​​We’ve all felt the discomfort of tired legs and nowhere to sit, short of the cold hard ground. The Bip chair is the latest compact chair crafted for this very dilemma, promising an ultra-light weight package for comfortable carrying and an easy pop-out design when fatigue sets in. ​
  • We’ve seen camping chairs that revolve 360 degrees or warm up your behind, but really, the only thing you need it to do is be comfortable and pack up small. The Go Chair claims to do both of those things, supporting up to 100 times its own weight before folding down to the size of a water bottle.
  • Imagine if anytime, anywhere you felt a little fatigued in the legs you could simply lean back and take a load off? The developers of Lex are working towards such a future with a folding exoskeleton that turns into an ergonomic chair in just a few seconds.
  • Part chair, part hammock, the SkyFloat adventure chair could be your ultimate travel companion. It packs up small, carries anywhere and strings up easily into a zero-gravity-style hammock chair wherever you are. Hang it from a single point and while away the hours in a cozy suspended lounge.
  • We all know that it's important to sit up straight, and to not stay seated for too long. With that in mind, researchers at Germany's Fraunhofer Institutes for Industrial Engineering and for Silicate Research have developed an LED-equipped stool that coaches people in their sitting.
  • Claiming to be the first major change in the business aircraft seat in 30 years, Bombardier Business Aircraft's new Nuage seat makes its debut on the company's Global 7000 aircraft. The new handcrafted seat incorporates a number of new features for greater comfort.
  • French startup Aurasens is taking CES music lovers on a "visceral, trans-sensory journey" in Las Vegas this week as it launches its high-end audio recliner. The hi-fi chair uses haptic touch points to gently massage the listener as music plays through a pair of headphones.
  • Finding a comfortable place to sit while camping can be a struggle, and carrying a full-on camping chair while hiking to camp isn't exactly appealing. The PacBack Trio is a clever solution to these problems, transforming from a portable air mattress into what looks like a comfy chair in seconds.
  • Enjoy a nice snuggle, but find your legs start going to sleep when your significant other spends any significant time on your lap? Thanks to the wonders of carbon fiber, you are now able to canoodle with lovers of any size on a seat purpose built for the job.