Transformer by Sunna Ósk Þorvaldsdóttir

2019

Facts

Name
Sunna Ósk Þorvaldsdóttir
Line of study
Industrial Design
Project type
Afgangsprojekt
Collaborator
Out-sider

En bænk der varmer

En bænk der varmer
Social interaktion blandt børn og unge foregår i stigende grad på de sociale medier. En kendsgerning, som Sunna Ósk Þorvaldsdóttir er bekymret for på sigt vil medføre et tab i sociale færdigheder. Som industriel designer og landskabsarkitekt har hun derfor skabt et anderledes samtalemøbel i form af en udendørs bænk til offentlige steder. Bænken udfordrer grænserne – både mellem funktioner og mellem mennesker – når den inviterer til dialog om, hvorvidt den skal bruges som bord eller siddemøbel. A

Warming Bench
Social interaction among children and young people increasingly takes place on social media, a reality that Sunna Ósk Þorvaldsdóttir is worried will result in a loss of social skills in the long term. As an industrial designer and landscape architect she has therefore created a unique conversational piece of furniture in the form of an outdoor bench for public places. The bench challenges the boundaries – both between functions and between people – inviting a dialogue about whether it should be used as a table or as a place to sit down

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