In this world of growing space constraints, more and more designers are creating furniture that can be altered, which is the case for the Inside Out collection by Rotterdam designers Minale-Maeda.
Currently on show at Dutch Design Week 2011, the Inside Out collection features furnishings that are 3D-printed, meaning that their dimensions can be edited to suit anyone's tastes or needs. Customers just have to download the furniture's blueprints first. The pieces are also designed to be easily put together--that is, the "inside out" design allows for the pieces to be simply constructed.
According to the designers, this innovative collection aims to reduce environmental issues such as cost of transportation and inventory. It also aims to explore "collaborative design and distribution."
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