Sticking point: Fair furniture is engaging

13 : 02 : 2011 Tactility : Warmth : Materials

Stockholm – Steneby design students showing at Stockholm Furniture Fair aim to create a connection between consumers and their products.

Jacob Granat for Steneby Jacob Granat for Steneby
Jun Furukawa for Steneby Jun Furukawa for Steneby

The items on show, including a stool designed by Charlie Heyward and Peter Bingham, and a bookshelf by Larry Lopez Diaz, have been made without glue, screws or nails using locally sourced wood.

‘The furniture can be easily adjusted and dissembled leading users to engage with the products, creating an emotional attachment,’ Franz James, course tutor, tells LS:N Global.

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