BREATHE

MALVIKA
 
KUDALE

It reverses the concept of sitting on something soft, like a cushion, while being supported by a rigid structure. Here, one sits on a comfortable sleeve of hardwood, reinforced by foam.

BAMBOO TORCH

YANGYANG
 
DING

This bamboo light is designed for the traveler (city explorer) to feel safe by providing them with both point lights and spot lights to meet their different needs in different scenarios. Bamboo represents Confucius’s doctrine of being neutral and having universal harmony. To integrate bamboo into lighting design is an ideal way of paraphrasing Confucius’s philosophy.

FLOAT STOOL

HAE
 
-JUNG RO

Float Stool is a low stool inspired by the organic and simple forms of Scandinavian furniture design. The ergonomic curvature of the seat was inspired by Bruno Mathsson's Anna Stool and the overall organic form was inspired by Hans J. Wegner's chairs.

GLACIER TABLE

KAI
 
VALENCIA

The Glacier Table is a sand casted glass end table composed of three glass modules bound together by birch legs and a steel band. The motivation behind the Glacier Table is to question standards of material quality that are ingrained into our DNA as consumers and designers living in the 21st century.

PERFECT 10

VINETA
 
CHUGH

Perfect 10 is a seating object that is created using existing materials in new ways. Urethane coating replaces upholstery techniques, creating a unique stool. The piece challenges existing seating objects because of its look and feel. The softness of the stool makes it surprising and comfortable.

SEASONS

ADITI
 
TIMBADIA

Seasons is a multi-user and multi-functional piece of furniture designed for the home. It is an object that is an unchanging and fundamental part of the home. Seasons has been carefully designed after studying the actions that one performs as soon as they enter their home.

SHIFT MODULAR STORAGE SYSTEM

FERAS
 
ALHABEEB

Shift is a modular storage system that was designed for sneakers as a way to store them but also to showcase them within a space. The system is meant to be placed in the context of a home or a retail space to showcase products. Each unit has ridges on all sides, acting as joinery between units to create a customizable assembly.

STRATA STOOL SERIES

HAYOUNG
 
LEE

Strata Stool Series is a collection of stools made using reclaimed materials. Inspired by geologic formations, Strata Stools are made out of flexible polyurethane foam, with layers of various materials collected from surroundings, such as used clothes from my wardrobe, studio disposals, and kitchen materials.

VIVORIUM: GARMENTOBJECT : WETGARMENT

ALI
 
SCHACHTSCHNEIDER

Garmentobject: Wetgarment is the future of the ubiquitous t-shirt. A future-fashion ritual, the design concept uses biotech materials as the ‘fabrics’ of our future garments. A new use of high-tech material -- microbial cellulose grown in the biotech laboratory – replaces cellulose-based cotton formerly produced from plants.