Schlagwort: planned obsolescence

Upholstery 101

I have this office chair that my mum once bought for me. A professional office chair that wasn’t cheap (around 400€) and should be quite resilient to constant use. 7 years later, the mechanical parts are still OK.. The seat fabric and the cushion underneath.. Not so much. Something had to be done, therefore I dismantled the chair to take a closer look at the damage. Instead of being stapled to a piece of plywood, the foam cushion was foamed directly into a plastic frame. Which, after 7 years of usage, had already cracked in some places and even pieces […]