TechnoCRAFT: Hackers, Modders, Fabbers, Tweakers, and Design in the Age of Individuality opened July 6 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco and kicked off with an opening night party July 9. Photo by Justin Korn.
The Tab stool by 5.5 Designers is an incomplete: The legs and frame must be assembled by the owner, who must also then pick a pillow with which to top it.
Greg Lynn's Toy Furniture features discarded plastic toys into coffee table bases. Photo courtesy Greg Lynn FORM.
In the installation at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts are two of Greg Lynn's Toy Furniture (front) as well as a collage of Threadless t-shirts, a company included for its crowdsourced and selected designs. Photo by Phocasso/J.W. White.
The Do hit chair by Marijn van der Poll for Droog is another incomplete. To create the seat, the owner is expected to use a hammer or other devise to bang the stainless steel cube into his own preferred shape.
Martin Konrad Gloeckle's Shaded Sconce requires the reader to use his book as a lampshape--and in returns holds his spot.
Jason "Jay" Brommel hacked this bike by attaching a propane tank and (illegal) fireworks to create the Rocket Bike.
Lindsey Adelman of Lindsay Adelman Studio offers a free download on her website for making your own chandelier, a project called You Make It. The parts are easily accessible and she even will help you procure some, too.
Hacking an Ikea coffeetable, Roman Linde Baum of Hellograph and Ruediger Otte of Studio Proxy, working together as Ikea Hacks, created a new table: the Greenwich Tea Time table.
The design team comprising Tom Reynolds, Tim Peet, Jared Delorenzo, Alie Thomer, Alexandra Powell, and Andrew McCandlish modded a classic Eames chair to create a highchair, complete with tray and leg holes.
Most of the time in the kitchen, you want to avoid breaking something but Studio Kahn's Fragile Salt and Pepper Shaker Set are meant to be broken open so their spices can be accessed. Image courtesy Oded Antman.