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  • Cat in Bag Transformation

    AtFAB Transformation Simulations

    This 3D model animation was used to study parametric transformations of AtFAB furniture. Studies enabled our team to learn what furniture parts should transform and what parts should remain fixed, as we developed the customization parameters for each AtFAB…

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    Beside Table

    The Beside table is meant to go next to your chair, your bed or anywhere. In designing it, we were curious about exploring a simple volume, rather than unwittingly or intentionally expressing the piece’s sheet material origins, like so...

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    Cat in Bag ii Table Prototype

    The Cat in Bag Table geometry organizes the space around it. Different from other AtFAB pieces, the CiB parametric definition transforms the table’s shape, which makes it possible to respond to a space or furniture arrangement you already have....

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    The Log and the Unité

    Derived from the same root file, these two prototype storage units describe early potentials for parametrically defining all furniture objects in the system. The Log is 2400 x 400 x 800 one cell high by 12 wide, equally spaced,...

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    One to Several Table

    Driving across the Bighorn Range in Central Wyoming last summer – on our way to our new academic jobs – Anne and I started talking about designing and building our own office furniture. This led us to making our first...

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    What Happened?

    Too much has changed in the industry for our profession to ever return to our pre 1960 net profits. Could it finally be time for us to reconsider our business model…

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