If you have any inclination that society might collapse and you’d rather be safe than sorry, you’ll be pleased that Studio Makkink and Bey created furniture-ready for a nomadic lifestyle. These pieces of furniture are made with a nomadic lifestyle in mind and utilize natural materials and animal fiber.
The Studio Makkink and Bey collection includes a backpack that triple functions as a chair and a roll-out sofa bed, a basket that doubles as a table and a cane that transforms into a screen -- because in a nomadic future we’ll all have a projector, right? Either way, Studio Makkink and Bey showcase how someone could carry the comfort of a home on their own back while living a nomadic lifestyle.
The straps to carry the backpack-sofa-chair are the equivalent of a wool coat for those long, cold journeys we may have to embark on. It’s reassuring that even if a nomadic society is the future, we’ll still be able to live with the comfort of the familiarity thought only to exist in a permanent household.
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Studio Makkink and Bey is a Line That Goes with You on the Go
- By: Allen TaylorMar 11, 2014