October 16, 2007

Eames Hacking

I'm not sure if this is creative genius or design sacrilege... whatever it may be, these alterations are a result of a three day charette in the Department of Industrial Design at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.
The child's chair is a creative alteration... however the toilet seat is complete sacrilege. Is it improving/enhancing the function of a toilet? Absolutely not. Is it an insult to the chair? Yes.
It's a creative effort, but a toilet seat? Poor poor choice. ...
I would have given that student an F.

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