The Stooler consists of four wooden legs and metal ratchet buckles that tie around the material you want to convert into a chair
Turning a packing crate into a chair
Diagrammatic drawings of The Stooler in action
The Stooler allows almost anything to be converted into a chair
A tree stump may not be many people's first choice for a chair, but it would work at a push
A yoga ball looks to be a surprisingly good option as a temporary chair, with the legs providing stability
Upcycling is an often overlooked method of creating something worthwhile and usable from things most people would happily bin. Thankfully a select few designers are taking the practice seriously, and incorporating it into their work. One of the best examples comes from Andreu Carulla, the Spanish designer behind The Stooler, a simple tool which enables almost anything to be turned into a chair.
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