The Mozilla office is heralded as an open source office, and its hard to argue with the core idea. It’s modular, its attractive, and a seemingly very effecient space. But what intruged us here at ODF, is that presents an intriguing perpective on Open Design. Instead of distributing plans for full peices, instead they have created a single pice of hardware to create lamps, tables and more. Continue reading
The Desk is designed as a generous and flexible four person workstation. The sawtooth edge of the Desk top can be rotated to create individual sections, or to allow two or more colleagues to work co-operatively side by side, either side of the central cable tray. The original OpenDesk is an open-source project commissioned by Mint Digital.
SketchChair is an open-source software tool that allows anyone to easily design and build their own digitally fabricated furniture. SketchChair lets users design chairs using a simple 2d drawing interface, automatically generating the structure of a chair and testing its stability. Users can simulate sitting on a chair with a customisable figure of themselves, in order to test and refine the chair to ensure it will comfortably support them. Continue reading