Input

We’re all looking for ways to make things our own so here are some designs require us to collaborate with the designer and become the co-creator. Your input is needed to complete the design and you can’t passively purchase and plonk in your home, otherwise; well it just wouldn’t really work. The great thing is you don’t have too be too creative, there’s nothing complicated about what you are asked to do. Its just a way of personalising your space, just a little of your input is required.

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Shuffle Table by Mia Hamborg To create your own table you stack the lathe turned wooden pieces in your own way. And if you get tired of it and fancy a change you can re-configure it. I’m sure someone with a mathematical mind could say how many unique combinations there are, unfortunately I can’t!

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Daisuke_Lost-in-SofaDaisuke Motogi’s Lost in Sofa Invites you to put into the sofa all those little bits and pieces you’d usually loose. The sofa can be a rich source of lost items, loose change (other peoples/yours), tv remote, pens books etc, etc. so why not make them a part of the sofa. The sections of padding are pockets for you to store those troublesome items.Daisuke_Lost-in-Sofa2

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Growing Up Chair by Jenna Postma

I find it rather charming that the inspiration for this chair came from a messy teenagers bedroom; but then most of us do tend to dump our clothes at the end of the day. “Almost everyone has a chair in their bedroom to put their clothes on, but the more clothes there are – the more useless it gets as a chair. The Growing Up Chair is the other way around, it needs the mess to create the seating and to be functional.” I guess you could also use it as a place to stash old clothes of weave in some amazing fabric – the choice is yours.Postma_growing_up_Chair

Todd Laundry Stool by Llot Llov also reqiures you to finish the piece by dumping your laundry onto it to create the cushion.

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VanderPoll_Do_hit_chair1Marijn Van Der Poll ‘s  Do Hit Chair for Droog probably requires the maximum input and is the oldest of this collection. Created in 1999 the chair comes with a sledge hammer for you to provide maximum input. It could be quite theraputic bashing  a lump of metal into the right size for your rear. And at least you have somewhere to collapse into once you’ve finished!VanDerPoll_Do-hit-chair-2

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