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Flux Chairs  Flux is what happens when good design meets flexibility. Taking its cue from the lines of origami, Flux Chair goes from flat to chair in only ten seconds. Weighing in at only 10.6 pounds,... Read More
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Flux Chairs

Flux is what happens when good design meets flexibility. Taking its cue from the lines of origami, Flux Chair goes from flat to chair in only ten seconds. Weighing in at only 10.6 pounds, Flux Chairs are light enough to carry around and strong enough to support up to 352 pounds. When folded, the Flux built-in handle makes it easy to transport the chair from the patio to the park and everywhere in between.

In a folded position, Flux Chairs can be stacked 21 chairs high in just one foot of space. For those with space limitations, the Flux Wall Strap makes it easy to store folded chairs against the wall and can hold up to six Flux Chairs at a time.

For added comfort, Flux offers the Flux Chair Cushions in four different colors.

Made of weather-proof polypropylene, Flux Chairs are designed to be used both indoors and outdoors. Flux is available in weight different colors.

Flux was created by two young designers, Douwe Jacobs and Tom Schouten of Holland. The concept for foldable, flat and design- friendly furniture evolved in 2008 during while working on their graduation project for the Industrial Design Engineering Masters at the Technical University of Delft.

Upon graduation, Jacobs and Schouten decided to start their own company for smart, flexible furniture that appeals to designers and consumers alike. They named their company Flux in a nod to the idea of transformation, change, and flow. Over one hundred full-scale prototypes later, Flux Chairs are ready to sit in homes, patios, and outdoor spaces everywhere.

Specifications

Material(s): Polypropylene

Dimensions:

  • 24.4"W X 25.2"D X 33.5"H, Seat Height: 16.25"
  • Folded: 33.5"W X 0.6"D X 30.33"H

Models

FCH-0001 FCH-0002 FCH-0003 FCH-0004 FCH-0005 FCH-0006 FCH-0007 FCH-0008

1
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing chairs, quick to setup, extremely comfortable. We bought 2 of these chairs with the extra cushions and we couldn't be happier. We are decorating our new office space, and these 2 chairs are the highlight. From the time we took them out of the box, to the time we assembled them, it was no more than 10 minutes. After disassembling and re-assembling, we had the process down pat. We only needed to watch the video once. Our customers rave about the chairs and they are quite comfortable sitting in them. If you want a conversation piece for your home or office, along with a very utilitarian piece of furniture, we highly recommend these!
Date published: 2011-12-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Piece of art I love the idea of it, so modern and unique yet very versatile. Such a creative and functional design! I have gotten mixed reviews when guests visit our new place with the flux chairs (we use them as dining chairs) but no matter what they say, I just love looking at them. They are reasonably comfortable. I may get the matching seat cushions a little later so by then the set will be complete. The only thing about these chairs (if you are using them as dining chairs) is that they are pretty wide, so make sure to measure your table so that it's wide enough to accommodate.
Date published: 2012-10-01
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not assembled....YET I have had quite a bit of trouble assembling this chair despite referencing the helpful videos. I cannot get the first tab (in step 1) to hook.I googled "flux chair problems assembling" and found that the chair is difficult to get together the first time. The designers claim, "the more you fold it, the easier it gets" so I am hanging all my hopes on their statement. My pretty savvy college age son & daughter are also trying to bend it with no success so I believe it isn't just my problem - unless difficulty in assembling cool modern furniture is genetic. Hope not.
Date published: 2011-06-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Flux chair is new angle on folding chairs! I love the new Flux chairs that I ordered! I received two in orange; they arrived soon after I ordered them and I was amazed at the small size of the package. Unassembled, they fold into a nice thin rectangles, about the size of a two dimensional suitcase. I was prepared for the ease of assembly and had mine together in the requisite 10 seconds. (My engineer husband took a little longer with his!) The material was stiff and a little hard to handle the first time, but once assembled, they are sturdy, stylish and wonderful. I have NO QUALMS about having ANYONE sit on them. I did NOT get the optional pads, and don't feel like I need them. My husband was not as enthusiastic about the comfort, so I may look into ordering them in the future.
Date published: 2011-06-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super Cool & Comfortable Seeing this product in action is incredible. It comes folded extremely thin and then with 3 folds turns into this incredibly beautiful chair. Family members of all sizes sat in it and it fit and held (!) everyone with ease. Totally sturdy and really hearty -- makes other folding chairs look so sad and pathetic. This thing is as functional as it is beautiful. I didn't buy a cushion and I don't think you need one unless you were going to sit in it for hours straight which then you'd want a cushion no matter what chair you were sitting in.
Date published: 2011-04-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very cool and functional! Love this chair! It is challenging to figure out but the online directions are very well done and it just takes a little time. Easy to store and a great conversation piece. We intend to buy many more. The light gray color they call pebble grey is actually putty (old fashioned filing cabinet putty) - way more beige than grey. It is irritating as we are busy people and even the brochure that comes with the chair is not representative of the color. I get computer monitor color difference, but print? However, that did not discourage us from trying the dark gray. And, I have talked to YLighting folks in the past and they are extraordinarily accomodating, so I think this was an anomaly. I am sure that color will work much better. Given all of this, the chair is beautifully designed and well priced. Fun!
Date published: 2011-08-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Starting a collection I bought ONE of these a few weeks ago because I was a little skeptical at first. Loved it and now bought a companion for it for our deck. It is really windy on our deck so we need chairs that we can pull into the house and I just love that these fold up flat. We just store them under the desk and pull them out and pop them up when we want to enjoy the view from the deck. Like I mentioned before: They are surprisingly comfortable, incredibly sturdy, and totally cool looking.
Date published: 2011-06-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great for small spaces Bought one to test it out and plan on buying another. Although difficult to fold the first time, the chair is relatively easy to put together and take apart. It is surprisingly comfortable and great as an extra seat for entertaining in a space that is not large enough to have an extra chair on a regular basis. Only compliant is if you leave the chair set up for too long, it is difficult to fold back into its envelope form and does not lie flat. Great conversation piece.
Date published: 2011-08-01
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Flux Chair is rated 4.3438 out of 5 by 32.
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Flux Chair is rated 4.3438 out of 5 by 32.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing chairs, quick to setup, extremely comfortable. We bought 2 of these chairs with the extra cushions and we couldn't be happier. We are decorating our new office space, and these 2 chairs are the highlight. From the time we took them out of the box, to the time we assembled them, it was no more than 10 minutes. After disassembling and re-assembling, we had the process down pat. We only needed to watch the video once. Our customers rave about the chairs and they are quite comfortable sitting in them. If you want a conversation piece for your home or office, along with a very utilitarian piece of furniture, we highly recommend these!
Date published: 2011-12-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Piece of art I love the idea of it, so modern and unique yet very versatile. Such a creative and functional design! I have gotten mixed reviews when guests visit our new place with the flux chairs (we use them as dining chairs) but no matter what they say, I just love looking at them. They are reasonably comfortable. I may get the matching seat cushions a little later so by then the set will be complete. The only thing about these chairs (if you are using them as dining chairs) is that they are pretty wide, so make sure to measure your table so that it's wide enough to accommodate.
Date published: 2012-10-01
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not assembled....YET I have had quite a bit of trouble assembling this chair despite referencing the helpful videos. I cannot get the first tab (in step 1) to hook.I googled "flux chair problems assembling" and found that the chair is difficult to get together the first time. The designers claim, "the more you fold it, the easier it gets" so I am hanging all my hopes on their statement. My pretty savvy college age son & daughter are also trying to bend it with no success so I believe it isn't just my problem - unless difficulty in assembling cool modern furniture is genetic. Hope not.
Date published: 2011-06-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Flux chair is new angle on folding chairs! I love the new Flux chairs that I ordered! I received two in orange; they arrived soon after I ordered them and I was amazed at the small size of the package. Unassembled, they fold into a nice thin rectangles, about the size of a two dimensional suitcase. I was prepared for the ease of assembly and had mine together in the requisite 10 seconds. (My engineer husband took a little longer with his!) The material was stiff and a little hard to handle the first time, but once assembled, they are sturdy, stylish and wonderful. I have NO QUALMS about having ANYONE sit on them. I did NOT get the optional pads, and don't feel like I need them. My husband was not as enthusiastic about the comfort, so I may look into ordering them in the future.
Date published: 2011-06-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super Cool & Comfortable Seeing this product in action is incredible. It comes folded extremely thin and then with 3 folds turns into this incredibly beautiful chair. Family members of all sizes sat in it and it fit and held (!) everyone with ease. Totally sturdy and really hearty -- makes other folding chairs look so sad and pathetic. This thing is as functional as it is beautiful. I didn't buy a cushion and I don't think you need one unless you were going to sit in it for hours straight which then you'd want a cushion no matter what chair you were sitting in.
Date published: 2011-04-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very cool and functional! Love this chair! It is challenging to figure out but the online directions are very well done and it just takes a little time. Easy to store and a great conversation piece. We intend to buy many more. The light gray color they call pebble grey is actually putty (old fashioned filing cabinet putty) - way more beige than grey. It is irritating as we are busy people and even the brochure that comes with the chair is not representative of the color. I get computer monitor color difference, but print? However, that did not discourage us from trying the dark gray. And, I have talked to YLighting folks in the past and they are extraordinarily accomodating, so I think this was an anomaly. I am sure that color will work much better. Given all of this, the chair is beautifully designed and well priced. Fun!
Date published: 2011-08-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Starting a collection I bought ONE of these a few weeks ago because I was a little skeptical at first. Loved it and now bought a companion for it for our deck. It is really windy on our deck so we need chairs that we can pull into the house and I just love that these fold up flat. We just store them under the desk and pull them out and pop them up when we want to enjoy the view from the deck. Like I mentioned before: They are surprisingly comfortable, incredibly sturdy, and totally cool looking.
Date published: 2011-06-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great for small spaces Bought one to test it out and plan on buying another. Although difficult to fold the first time, the chair is relatively easy to put together and take apart. It is surprisingly comfortable and great as an extra seat for entertaining in a space that is not large enough to have an extra chair on a regular basis. Only compliant is if you leave the chair set up for too long, it is difficult to fold back into its envelope form and does not lie flat. Great conversation piece.
Date published: 2011-08-01
Douwe Jacobs + Tom Schouten

Designer: Douwe Jacobs + Tom Schouten

Flux was created by two young designers, Douwe Jacobs and Tom Schouten of Holland. The concept for foldable, flat and design-friendly furniture evolved during their 2008 graduation project for the Industrial Design Engineering Masters at the Technical University of Delft.

Upon graduation, Jacobs and Schouten decided to start their own company for smart, flexible furniture that appeals to designers and consumers alike. They named their company Flux in a nod to the idea of transformation, change, and flow. With a small start-up loan from the university, Jacobs and Schouten created the prototype of their first design, the Flux chair.

After winning every design fair and contest they entered, and receiving the highly acclaimed New Venture Award and the Philips Innovation Award, Jacobs and Schouten used their prize money to further develop the Flux Chair. Over one hundred full scale prototypes later, the young designers paired with a team of entrepreneurs in 2010 to take the Flux concept international, increase production, marketing, and distribution.

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Flux

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Flux was created by two young designers, Douwe Jacobs and Tom Schouten of Holland. The concept for foldable, flat and design- friendly furniture evolved during their 2008 graduation project for the Industrial Design Engineering Masters at the Technical University of Delft.

Upon graduation, Jacobs and Schouten decided to start their own company for smart, flexible furniture that appeals to designers and consumers alike. They named their company Flux in a nod to the idea of transformation, change, and flow. With a small start-up loan from the university, Jacobs and Schouten created the prototype of their first design, the Flux chair.

After winning every design fair and contest they entered, and receiving the highly acclaimed New Venture Award and the Philips Innovation Award, Jacobs and Schouten used their prize money to further develop the Flux Chair. Over one hundred full scale prototypes later, the young designers paired with a team of entrepreneurs in 2010 to take the Flux concept international, increase production, marketing, and distribution.

Now in early 2011, just two and half years after creating the first paper scale models, the Flux team is presenting the Flux chair to the public.

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