Eames Molded-Plywood Chair
Topping our list is the often imitated but never replicated Lounge Chair Wood, the molded-plywood chair now known as the Eames chair, from seminal designers Charles and Ray Eames. Once honored by Time magazine as the best design of the 20th century, the sleek, innovative chair was created to be mass-produced and affordable, although the timeless design means that these come with a hefty price tag today.
Here's a blast from the past with a modern vibe. When a pricey model caught his eye, designer Noel Davis decided to make his own update of the vintage Victrola speaker. After researching loudspeaker design, Davis used plywood and a laser cutter to assemble his own interpretation.
A modern and futuristic take on the plywood chair, the Android-System Chair, by Bulgarian designer Konstantin Achkov, is composed of CNC-cut birch plywood parts. It's delivered in pieces that join together without glue, screws, or nails, so plan on some assembly time before you can sit down and take a load off.
Plywood Mini Camper
This plywood-and-fiberglass electric camper car would certainly stand out among the vintage Airstream trailers that have made a comeback in recent years. The tiny car is equipped with everything you'd need for a weekend at the beach: a sink, stove, cooler, toilet, and bed.
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