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Bathtub Inspired Furniture

Badezimmer

— February 19, 2008 — Art & Design
What an absolutely unique chair and table set! Designer David Olschewski describes his Badezimmer design as "A seating group evinces a puzzling character that invites the viewer to experience it sensually and reflect on its origins. The forms are based on a Plexiglas bathtub and shower tray ensemble. The bathtub has been divided into three objects, with nothing lost in the process. All four pieces are set on stainless steel legs. The focus is on the alienation of bathroom furnishings from their customary surroundings and function.".
Trend Themes
1. Sensory Furniture - Designing furniture that evokes sensory experiences, like the bathtub-inspired chair and table set, can disrupt the traditional furniture industry.
2. Upcycled Design - Repurposing familiar objects, such as the Plexiglas bathtub, into furniture pieces presents an opportunity for disruptive innovation in the sustainable design industry.
3. Conceptual Furniture - Creating furniture that challenges conventional expectations, like the Badezimmer design, can bring about disruptive innovation in the interior design industry.
Industry Implications
1. Furniture Design - Introducing sensory furniture designs can disrupt the traditional furniture industry, infusing it with new experiences and perspectives.
2. Sustainable Design - Repurposing existing objects for furniture, as seen in the bathtub-inspired set, presents a disruptive innovation opportunity in the sustainable design industry.
3. Interior Design - Incorporating conceptual furniture pieces, such as the Badezimmer set, can disrupt the interior design industry by pushing boundaries and reimagining traditional expectations.
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