xl-TIM, 2010

XL: T.I.M (aka. Cross Lifestyle: Technologically Interfaced Module) is a design project brought by a group of graduate students of architecture at Washington University in St. Louis under Professor Sung Ho Kim, studying in modern social interaction with furniture. With the craftsmanship of industrial revolution given a back seat to mass production and mass availability our culture has adapted and accepted mass production because of our demands relegated by technological advances: we want everything faster, easier and more efficient.

The goal of XL-T.I.M. is to question the hybridization our “bigger, faster, stronger” culture with craftsmanship, giving the user everything they need from the time they open the door to when they sleep and night, all in one integral piece of furniture.

Final Prototype Team
Project Coordinators: Catty Dan Zhang, Daniel Katebini-Stengel, Shin Park and Cahyo Candrawan
Project Assistance: Aria Supriadi and Abadi Kurniawan

Design Process Team
Daniel Katebini-Stengel, Catty Dan Zhang, Joseph Kuhn, Cahyo Candrawan, Gabriel Lampe, Cameron Stewart and Shin Park

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