wouter nieuwendijk and jair straschnow: another picnic table
wouter nieuwendijk and jair straschnow: another picnic table wouter nieuwendijk and jair straschnow: another picnic table
may 10, 2011

wouter nieuwendijk and jair straschnow: another picnic table

‘another picnic table’ by wouter nieuwendijk and jair straschnow

a design collaboration between designed by wouter nieuwendijk and jair straschnow, ‘another picnic table’ is a variation on the iconic outdoor furniture object that tries to tackle two issues. first, nieuwendijk and straschnow’s version splits the bench into separate seats which results in a more comfortable arrangement. at the same time, these seats can be flipped upwards to provide an alternative, more relaxed low seating position when one does not require the use of the picnic table, giving the picnic table a new typology. the design is constructed from pressed bamboo.

wouter nieuwendijk and jair straschnowdemonstrating the use of ‘another picnic table’

‘another picnic table’ also offers low seating lounge chairs

‘another picnic table’ arrangement

lounging a the picnic table

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