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Foam Party

 

Mass production has its benefits in terms of efficiency, but also results in every object being unpleasantly identical, lacking charm and ultimately, not contributing to what is key to design: individuality and personality, both by designer as well as possessors. 

To overcome the paradox, a flexible moulding technique was developed based on mass production technology, to create made-to-measure designed foam seats. Standardisation is thereby combined with differentiation. 

After a short production time of fifteen minutes, a fully fabricated seat is shaped and designed. Using the human body as a living mould; visitors will be asked to co-create the seats by becoming part of the installation.