This coat stand appears to defy gravity, with a hovering steel sheet keeping three diagonal sticks from crashing to the ground, it’s form is as true as it’s function. The coat racks original intention was to find a home for those few items that don’t have one. The exploration turned into a combination of an inquiry into human habits, minimalism and design. By focusing on four main items, the keys, the book, the coat and the shoes, I was able to establish a unity between these areas, through the use of cnc steel bending. The combination of pine dowel, white laser cut sheet metal and 3d printed porcelain begins to initiate a connection between technologies today and timeless material.
This design is easily assembled with four black screws, creating an intentional contrast. The aim of this work is to create habits through design and ultimately finding a place to celebrate those integral items that often find themselves fighting for attention, amongst the home furniture. A beautiful combination of traditional materials, minimalist design and advancing design processes.