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Published on September 9th, 2015 | by Vincent Jobse

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Take a Seat | DAMn° magazine

In the new DAMn Magazine:

Cairo street furniture Back in 2010, Manar Moursi and David Puig began taking Polaroid photographs of the chairs dotted about the streets of Cairo, additionally gathering insightful contributions from the owners, as the duo found the phenomenon at once poetic and socially significant. Most of the chairs populating outdoor Cairo have been repaired and repaired again, with the new version often more remarkable than the original, and certainly more ingenious – witness plastic bits attached to the remains of a metal structure, or chunks of wood added onto an iron stool. The project website is appealing but doesn’t do the project justice; thankfully a book is now in the making.

Source: Take a Seat | DAMn° magazine


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Vincent Jobse is a Dutch design addict, who fully enjoys the pleasures of the web, but who loves print on pure, old-fashioned paper.



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