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The Meeting Roofs by Goncalo Campos is Inspired by Fairs

By: Meghan Young - Published: • References: goncalocampos & psfk
The Meeting Roofs is a playfully creative way to introduce some much-needed privacy in the office. As more workspaces adopt open layouts, the issue of privacy becomes a hot topic. Yet products such as the Meeting Roofs show that it is possible to introduce a sense of confidentiality without alienating the rest of the group. It essentially pops open like an umbrella and looks like a mutated one as well.

Commissioned by Kvadrat and designed by Goncalo Campos, the Meeting Roofs was inspired by gatherings that often occur at trade fairs around the world--Milan in particular. Psfk writes, "It’s a commentary on the informal meetings that take place during these design weeks between people that have often traveled from all over the world to be in the same place." Stats for Privacy-Granting Conference Umbrellas Trending: This Quarter & Average
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