All posts tagged ‘furniture design

Products in the Cooker

We have been very busy here in the Floyd Lab! We’re currently developing four new products (well three totally new products & one updated product)! Here are some pics of what we’ve been working on over the last couple months. We’ve got new legs, frames, prototypes, shapes, sizes, materials, and plenty of new ideas. Take […]

Intuitive Assembly – The Floyd Tool.

Ever since we launched with The Floyd Leg, we’ve been keen on avoiding the need for tools to assemble our products. It’s something we’ve long believed in, and for good reason. Tools can be a hassle – not everyone has tools at home, the tools included with products are often cheaply made and easy to […]

Pink String

We got a couple of prototypes of the X-brace for the shelf fabricated at a local shop. After chatting with our main steel manufacturer, however, we realized we needed to simplify the design of the wires to reduce the number of pieces and amount of welding. We’re using some pink string we had in the […]

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 […]

A look back: Developing the Floyd Side Table

Last winter, we set out to design a whole new Floyd product – the Floyd Side Table. Having launched the Floyd Table in November, we knew we could make an adaptation of the design into a side table, using birch plywood, steel legs with hand fasteners, and linoleum for the surface. Here are some of […]