PRATT: David Kim and Mike Seto, from the design collaborative ClickBoomPow created a line of colorful “New Role Models” chairs, which are designed to offer public seating with a pop of art. These customized chairs are designed as part of a community-empowering initiative to activate abandoned or overlooked public urban spaces by providing a purpose to these locales.
PRATT: This Folded Felt Stool is the result of Li-Rong Liao’s thesis experiments with different folding profiles, which sought to find a balance between structure and aesthetics. With mathematical formula, Liao is able to apply the folding concept in a large range of design aspects including furniture, fashion, and medical devices. The Stool is folded in one sheet of cardboard with a layer of felt finishing.
PRATT: Frances Ranno‘s fun and funky “Sneaks” lamp meshes a symbol of urban culture with energy-efficient lighting. The fixture incorporates a compact fluorescent bulb to create a long-lasting source of energy-efficient light.