The difference between “functional” and “non-functional,” like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. Some would no more let a day go by without exposure to artful elements than go unfed. With most furniture, some of the art is not visible but tactile, it’s fit and function. Does it feel comfortable? Work smoothly? Perform under “stress?” These measures are not much different than how we rate our friends and colleagues. If someone at work falls apart when there is a rush... (more)


Take your concept drawings and reference materials to these factories. They will assist in refining your concept and thinking through the components involved in the Making Process.


A drafting specialist will create a blueprint of your idea using computer aided design (CAD) software. They make sure your design will be well-constructed.