MOE Chairs

A reinterpretation of classroom chairs widely used in the 1980s Singapore. Rebirth of this collection was conceived when Kai, the partner and creative director of Bureau a local design studio, found an old picture from 1989. Reworking the designs purely from memories and all school yearbooks that they could gathered as there isn’t any technical drawing or physical piece available. Bureau affectionately named them after the initials of our Ministry of Education. The MOE chair series received a bronze award for Furniture Design, Gong Creative Circle Awards 2012, the award presentation is also popularly known as The Gong Show. You can find these chairs used at Skyve Elementary Bistro and Bar, which is situated at a revamped old school building on Wintsedt Road. Images courtesy of Bureau.

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