Consider the origins of furniture – philosophical and sociological aspects – the way a piece of furniture functions in a room, how it is conceived by its users, and how form, materials and any other aspect of a piece of furniture affect our senses.
Oak. is the result of an extracurricular, collaborative activity between 18 students from the BA and MA programs at Lund University School of Industrial Design. The project began with a workshop led by Jonas Lindvall of Lindvall A&D, exploring archetypes and stereotypes in the world of furniture. What is the difference and what qualities or virtues make a piece of furniture one versus the other? The project was presented at Designersblock Milano 2011