KiBiSi's Xtable is adjusted by hand crank
 
KiBiSi's Xtable is adjusted by hand crank KiBiSi's Xtable is adjusted by hand crank
oct 30, 2012

KiBiSi's Xtable is adjusted by hand crank

KiBiSi’s Xtable is adjusted by hand crank

 

 

 

 

using kinetic power instead of electricity, the height of ‘Xtable’ is adjusted manually via a hand crank saving energy and keeping users active. developed by danish interdisciplinary studio KiBiSi for furniture brand holmris, the technical features of the design are all integrated within its table top. the folding X component which aids in extending and collapsing the desk’s height is based-off mechanical principals typically used in carjacks and ironing boards, making it easy to accommodate various working positions. ‘Xtable’ is accompanied by an storage box unit which moves on wheels, allowing one to put unnecessary items not in use, out of the way.

the table’s height is adjusted using a hand crank based on the mechanism principals of car jacks

 

kibisi xtable designboom view of the table’s underside where all of the technical components are housed

 

kibisi xtable designboom

 

possible work situation

 

 

an optional storage box accompanies the design for keeping unnecessary items out of the way and the work space tidy

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