exploring the versatility of furniture’s most basic item, the ‘adhocker’ collection by german designer annika frye
presents three types of stools designed according to principles of improvisation. as she explains:
‘the stool is the most simple piece of furniture; it is often part of daily improvisation and makeshift constructions.
still, a stool has to be made regarding rules of stability and use. thus, I used the idea of a stool to explore
the possibilities of improvisation as a method in the design process. I found three strategies:
creating something by using ad hoc techinques as a starting point, during the production process of the object,
or by developing an object that the user can improvise with.‘ – annika frye
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