“Squishy” is the best way that I can describe these chairs by Annie Evelyn of Brooklyn-based company New Colony Furniture. We first stumbled on one at WantedDesign in the RISD Alumni exhibition and then even more on the ICFF floor.

The chairs look hard and uncomfortable, but the seats are designed to be like upholstery and seem to form to your body upon touch. You’d think these were hard, but in fact, they squish right down when you put your hand on them, just like a bouncy cushion.

Squishy Chairs by New Colony Furniture in main home furnishings  Category

Squishy Chairs by New Colony Furniture in main home furnishings  Category

Squishy Chairs by New Colony Furniture in main home furnishings  Category

Squishy Chairs by New Colony Furniture in main home furnishings  Category

The Scotty chair is a collaboration with Scott Albrecht.

Squishy Chairs by New Colony Furniture in main home furnishings  Category

I am looking forward to seeing more in this collection.

Squishy Chairs by New Colony Furniture in main home furnishings  Category