Tag Archives: Chair

Renderings to Reality at MIT

After weeks of design, simulation, and analysis through many methods of digital visualization, the exhibition becomes reality. And, though we know we anticipated and tested every detail, we were definitely taken aback at how much the realization felt like stepping … Continue reading

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Incremental Change

We are finalizing details for Incremental Change – an exhibition that opens at MIT’s Keller Gallery next week. We’ve designed the exhibition as a status report of the increasing global reach of AtFAB CNC Furniture downloads, and to make a case for … Continue reading

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Couched Constructions V – Exhibition Opening

The team returned from the Couched Constructions exhibition at the Herron Gallery in Indianapolis. We went to Indy excited by the exhibit’s provocation and the chance to test new potentials for AtFAB, to prototype new furniture adaptations , and to more … Continue reading

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Couched Constructions IV

We’ve completed fabrication of two couch prototypes, and assembly is well underway. The Ninety Minute Chair is dimensionally transformed past chair towards couch, while the Silver Lining Bed is adapted away from bed, through chaise, to become Tete a Tete sofa. The latter borrows traits … Continue reading

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Couched Constructions III

The Silver Lining Couch, a chaise based on the Silver Lining Bed, is taking shape. Shown below are early material studies using birch plywood and painted Advantech OSB, as well as our new favorite, repurposed plywood rescued from the University surplus depot. … Continue reading

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Couched Constructions II

The Ninety Minute Couch – a stretch Ninety Minute Chair – is ready for assembly.  We milled this version from recycled plywood, rescued from the dumpsters at the University’s surplus depot. The patina and perfect amount of distress rivals the finest … Continue reading

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Couched Constructions I

Carolyn and Joe have been busy prototyping AtFAB pieces for an upcoming exhibition this Spring at the Herron Gallery in Indianapolis. While we have twenty or so AtFAB pieces, we have not yet proposed a couch. To test the system’s … Continue reading

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