Accordion-Shaped ‘Xia’ Stool Emits A Musical Note When Pressed | Soraia Gomes | Portuguese

Accordion-Shaped ‘Xia’ Stool Emits A Musical Note When Pressed | Soraia Gomes | Portuguese

You cannot overlook this unique piece of furniture. Portuguese Designer Soraia Gomes Teixeira has a recently designed “Xia Stool”- an accordion-shaped stool that actually sounds like a concertina in an allusion to traditional Portuguese music when someone sits on it or presses it. Read more about this beautiful piece of furniture in detail at SURFACES REPORTER (SR):


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Xia Stool Emits

This fun little seat is designed for a home décor brand- Burel Mountain Originals by the Portuguese Designer Soraia Gomes Teixeira.

The designer’s objective was to revitalize the ordinary seating object through the power of sound.

Accordion-Shaped Cushion- Visual Hint

The accordion-shaped cushion forewarns the seater to expect a sound as they press it or sit on it. Soraia mentions, “[The] Xia Stool is a fun object that makes people smile and unleashes their imagination.”

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Xia Stool Emits

Although the cushion of the stool shapes like an accordion that acts as a visual indication, it is still extraordinarily amusing and enjoyable to actually have a seat and emitting a pleasant sound as you sit down.

Material Palette

The stool is made from Burel fabric, wood, and a hundred percent Pure Sheep Wool.

Xia Stool EmitsEach Xia stool contains an old metallic lamiré, producing a high-pitched note A used to tune the instruments in philharmonic bands.

Product Info

Size: 69cm x 59cm x 75cm
Quality: Burel, 100% Pure Sheep Wool and Pine Wood
Designer: Soraia Gomes Teixeira

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