Function-Forward Stacking

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.
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Log-Inspired Furniture - 'Cabin Lounges' Feature Log Modules Stacked in an Intersecting Pattern
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This Year and Hot 2,741 Clicks Pub: Jul 21, 17
Log-Inspired Furniture
'Cabin Lounges' Feature Log Modules Stacked in an Intersecting Pattern
Sarah Gibson and Nicholas Karlovasitis of DesignByThem released ‘Cabin Lounges,’ a collection of playful furniture inspired by the construction of log cabins. The collection is... [More]
Multifunctional Stackable Seating - Yemenite Stackable Stools Can be Stacked for Easy Storage
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This Year and Hot 4,082 Clicks Pub: Aug 8, 17
Multifunctional Stackable Seating
Yemenite Stackable Stools Can be Stacked for Easy Storage
The Yemenite stackable stools are a series of four stools and a tray that can stack into a ‘Totem’ for versatile storage. Designed by Shir Avraham as her final project at the Holon... [More]
Collapsible Kitchen Furniture - PIVVZZA's Chairs Stack to Save Space in the Small Restaurant
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This Quarter and Warm 777 Clicks Pub: Aug 30, 17
Collapsible Kitchen Furniture
PIVVZZA's Chairs Stack to Save Space in the Small Restaurant
PIVVZZA is a small dining space in Soria, Spain, with smartly designed furniture that maximizes the minimal room available. The chairs in PIVVZZA were designed by Valentin Sanz Sanz to cleverly... [More]
Modular Stacking BBQs - The 'STCKBLS' Grill System Boasts a Complete Portable Design
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This Year and Average 405 Clicks Pub: Aug 19, 17
Modular Stacking BBQs
The 'STCKBLS' Grill System Boasts a Complete Portable Design
Bringing everything with you when you’re heading out of the house for a camping trip or an outdoor gathering can tough to remember and pack, so the ‘STCKBLS’ Grill System is here... [More]
Space-Efficient Schools - Delhi Public School's Design Maximizes Available Space
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Untested 1,103 Clicks Pub: Oct 17, 16
Space-Efficient Schools
Delhi Public School's Design Maximizes Available Space
When commissioned to build Delhi Public School, r+d studio was faced with a difficult task: to construct a three-program complex on a very limited amount of space. Built at the side of the Noida... [More]
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