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Sometimes it starts with a backpack

When prototyping a new mechanism, sometimes we find that something we use every day can be a starting point for a new prototype. Sometimes the simplest things around you are actually very intentional pieces of design that once you take a deeper look are very clever mechanisms. This week we’ve been working on a way […]

Clean & Safe Fabric

While researching the best fabric to use for The Floyd Sofa, we wanted something that would be super easy to clean, but also environmentally and health safe. The fabric we chose has a stain-resistant technology, which means our fabrics go great with coffee, wine, or ice cream. All that’s needed to clean most spills is […]

Headboard Packaging Update

We just got in our first sample of the updated headboard packaging and we think it looks great! It’s always fun to see how the packages develop from the blank prototype to the production version with full printed graphics and production pieces inside.  

Hooks & Slots

After testing our initial prototype using steel shelves that attach to wood verticals with threaded inserts and hand-fasteners, we’ve realized we need more strength. We’ve been looking at some wall hanging shelves that use a hook & slot system, so we had a shelf with some hooks prototyped and bought some off-the-shelf tracks with slots […]

Salone del Mobile 2018

      Every April, the international furniture design community gathers in Milan for the annual Salone del Mobile (or Furniture Salon, started in 1961) to show off their latest designs and exhibitions. Everyone from the big players like Vitra and Hay down to the smallest boutique studios and the who’s who of design press […]