Modular items that are still usable when compressed increase efficiency
Implications - Items that traditionally stack or collapse usually do so for ease of storage or transport. Creatively designed objects and products that garner functionality while both expanded and compressed help consumers and businesses alike to maximize their available resources. Brands can employ a function-forward stacking mindset to create multifaceted conduits that more deeply engaging consumers, piquing curiosity throughout the very experience of employing them.
Workshop Question - What aspects of your brand could you eliminate while still retaining a coherent core message?
1. Function-forward Stacking - Creative designs that garner functionality while both expanded and compressed help maximize available resources.
2. Modular Furniture - Furniture that is designed to be easily deconstructed and reconstructed offer both efficiency in storage and adaptability for changing needs.
3. Stackable Components - Devices and furniture that can be stacked in various ways offer solutions for small spaces or on-the-go activities.
1. Furniture Manufacturing - By incorporating modular and stackable designs, furniture manufacturers can offer both functional and efficient solutions for small spaces.
2. Architectural Design - Incorporating function-forward stacking designs in architectural plans can be both space-saving and cost-effective.
3. Outdoor Recreation - Stackable and modular designs in outdoor recreation equipment can offer convenience and ease-of-use for on-the-go activities.