After Words

Hussein Chalayan, 2000

(top) After Words Living Room

(bottom) Transformation of the slipcovers into dresses

After Words is an assembly of furniture that transforms into clothing. A symbolic sitting room is composed of mid-century modern-style chairs surrounding a circular coffee table. The chair’s slipcovers transform into dresses, and the circular table morphs to become a skirt through a telescoping menchanism, while the body of each chair folds into a suitcase.

From Inside Prefab: The Ready-Made Interior

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