studio toer: postable envelope size table studio toer: postable envelope size table
jul 05, 2012

studio toer: postable envelope size table

‘postable’ by studio toer 1mm stainless steel all images courtesy of studio toer

eindhoven-based studio toer have developed ‘postable’. the compact design addresses contemporary internet culture through a foldable dinner-size table that can fit into a letterbox, allowing it to be purchased online and sent to directly to a customer’s home. the modular concept is made from stainless steel and can be easily assembled from the content of a single envelope into varying sizes.

a video demonstrating the design

the table can fit inside one envelope

the concept addresses internet culture

the design can be assembled into a variety of sizes

a front and side view of the different variations

  • Postable Table…how great is that?
    I have to have this.

    Catreona says:
  • @ Catreona: you’re joking…?

    Mother says:
  • What is the point of this concept? A table that can be mailed, why? internet culture, explain? Structurally would this table stand under its own weight, let alone the weight of anything placed on it?

    Detractor says:
  • impossible to write or draw upon

    but interesting exercise

    dbkii says:
  • flat pack shipping saves enormous amounts of space on shipping containers, and therefore saves on the fuel and energy required to move large objects from one place to another…

    beta_boy says:
  • Yes, efficiencies in shipping dose save fuel and energy as well as reduces enviromental impact. However the designer of this table proposes that it be mailed in an envelope, airmail no less! Airmail is the least efficant, and enviromentaly damaging form of shipping available.

    Detractor says:
  • But would it work for real? those are just graphics right?

    Susan says:
  • why would anyone want this garbage

    gino says:
  • excellent idea, keep it up, tell me how much it costs.

    sathish s says:
  • Yes, the concept is interesting from a packaging point of view. The finished product does have a distinct emotional image. On the down side, every crevice would make it a nightmare to keep clean. It would also be an IKEA special in that it would take an hour to get all of the parts screwed together.

    faf says:

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