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“The world has enough chairs, right? That’s what Eero Yli-Vakkuri and Jesse Sipola of Finnish metal-craft studio Ore.e Ref think. So they took it upon themselves to challenge designers of the world to not design chairs during the entire year of 2012.
The basic reasoning is that designing new chairs takes time away from renovating existing ones. It’s a message of sustainability wrapped in a ludicrous request that furniture designers will find impossible to heed. And yet, it makes total sense. When’s the last time you’ve been unable to find somewhere to sit? (Your morning train commute doesn’t count.)”