Flexible furniture system

  • US 7,866,366 B2
  • Filed: 05/01/2007
  • Issued: 01/11/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/18/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An article of flexible furniture having a core formed from a plurality of laminar panels of a flaccid material and each panel having a pair of oppositely directed major faces, adjacent faces of said panels being inter-connected to provide a cellular structure upon movement of abutting faces away from each other, a pair of supports at opposite ends of said core and connected to respective ones of said faces, said supports being self-supporting to provide rigidity to said core whereby said supports may be moved apart to expand said cellular structure and extend the length of said core and flexible so as to be foldable into a tubular configuration about an axis parallel to said major faces, and a plurality of fasteners on each of said supports to secure said supports in said tubular configuration and to permit connection to an adjacent support of another similar article.

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