makers with agendas focus on flexibility with accordion table + stilt shelf

 

 

 

makers with agendas (MWA) presents its debut collection at the 2014 stockholm furniture & light fair (booth A43:51). the collective was established in 2013 by julien de smedt and william rvan, with the aim of engaging in the development, production and distribution of objects that explore new design typologies. the initial pieces all take into consideration the notion of flexibility, providing an offering of furniture and household items that can be adapted and applied to various situations.

makers with agendas accordion table designboom
‘accordion’ designed by julien de smedt
ash wood
81x7x7 cm folded, and 85x36x71 cm unfolded
made in denmark

 

 

‘accordion’ stands as one of the most compact trestles in which the supporting frame spreads out laterally, and retracting into slender stick functioning as a versatile stand for almost any table top.

makers with agendas accordion table designboom
the trestles retract into a slender stick when not in use

 

mwa-designboom05
demonstration of the ‘accordion’ trestle’s lateral retraction

 

makers with agendas accordion table designboom
top view

 

makers with agendas accordion table designboom
‘accordion’ trestle in its most open form

 

makers with agendas accordion table designboom
when not in use the trestle stands as a compact slender stick

 

mwa-designboom05
‘stilt’ shelf’ designed by makers with agendas, made in denmark
ash wood
40x12x150 cm
made in denmark

 

 

 

makers with agendas have drafted ‘stilt’ as a moveable and flexible alternative the typical shelf, in which the design also serves as an adjustable prop in which to display artwork — offering complete freedom of arrangement.

makers with agendas stilt shelf designboom
the ‘stilt’ shelf double functions as an adjustable stand for displaying art