These students designed and built this hammock and rocking chair combination in two weeks

This Rocking Lounge Took Just Two Weeks To Design And Build

 

Harshita Murudkar, Shivani Gulati and Mehak Philip are three design students at MIT Institute of Design in Pune, India, who decided to take an assignment, that challenged them to design and create a furniture prototype in just 2 weeks.

This Rocking Lounge Took Just Two Weeks To Design And Build


They came up with the idea of combining a hammock and rocking chair.

This Rocking Lounge Took Just Two Weeks To Design And Build


After figuring out the direction they wanted to go in, they designed the piece and set about making the metal frame.

This Rocking Lounge Took Just Two Weeks To Design And Build


They also had to research different weaving methods that they used for the seat. Here are the three different weaving styles they went with.

This Rocking Lounge Took Just Two Weeks To Design And Build


Once the finished frame was painted, they then had to weave the different sections. Here is a close-up look at the Trilobite weave.

This Rocking Lounge Took Just Two Weeks To Design And Build


Once the weaving was completed, they had a fully finished prototype.

This Rocking Lounge Took Just Two Weeks To Design And Build


A lounge, that you can sit in and rock on at the same time.

This Rocking Lounge Took Just Two Weeks To Design And Build


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