by Laura Neilson
Blofield's inflatable chairs one up other blow-up options, introducing the concept of permanent air-filled furniture with classic styling.
After two years of working on research and development, Dutch designer Jeroen van de Kant, created one-, two- and three-seat inflatable chairs, modeled after Chesterfield-style seats and sofas. These handsome, puffy seats, which debuted at various international design fairs last year, feature vinyl bottoms and earned an enthusiastic following for their smart and modern twist on a familiar piece of furniture design.
Available in white, gray and green, each Blofield comes with a repair kit and an electric pump that inflates the chairs in under five minutes.
Due to the varying voltage systems, the chairs are currently unavailable for purchase in the U.S., however the Netherlands-based company is working on an inflatable pump specific for North American distribution. Buy the European versions through Blofield's site, starting at €380.
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