New work from Christian Vivanco â€œFrom A Lost Cityâ€ features a multifunctional work surface and storage unit inspired by the informal architecture of shanty towns.
The workbench has an informal structure and is made from mixed materials, including oriented-strand board (OSB), bamboo and polycarbonate.
Implications - Coming up with new designs for items that have been around for ages can be a difficult task. By exploring the different structures, new aesthetics and concepts can be applied to other areas. For example, taking the function of a particular type of building and scaling it down can provide an intriguing design for furniture. Re-inventing themes into new items can prove to be as successful as creating all new concepts.
Shanty Town-Inspired Furniture
More Stats +/-
Hi Tech Storage Unit
Storage Units as Second Homes
Personal Cave Furniture
Virtual Styling Platforms
Ultra-Efficient Electric ATVs
Free 2018 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.
Christian Vivanco Work Surface Mimics Informal Architecture
- By: jodie andersonMar 7, 2009 Updated: Mar 30 2011