james howlett: restyle james howlett: restyle
jul 31, 2010

james howlett: restyle


‘restyle’ by british designer james howlett is a cluster of multifunctional modular forms. each furniture piece is individually designed to serve many purposes and to be of use in almost any room in the house, but when needed the group comes together to make up one compact coffee table.

the whole ‘restyle’ system invites purposeful interaction with one’s living environment and is designed to demonstrate a new sustainable design philosophy, which is ‘longevity through versatility’.

the child’s chairs and table are designed to accommodate 3-12 year-olds. the other arrangements are useful to teenagers and adults. observing that many of today’s objects lack longevity, ‘restyle’ is designed with the intention that the whole set will be something that can be passed on from one generation to the next.

when grouped together, ‘restyle’ becomes a compact coffee table

various configurations of ‘restyle’

  • Stunning idea, beautifully executed!

    Margaret Johnson says:
  • This guys got some great thinking! it looks like great fun too.

    nsiw says:

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