"Stop measuring days by degree of productivity and start experiencing them by degree of presence."
Alan Watts (via impetrate)
The main entrance at the Brion Cemetery Tomb, San Vito d’Altivole, Italy,1969-1978. Designed by Carlo Scarpa. / Blogspot
The Floyd Leg is a tool that gives you the framework to take ownership of your furniture. It rethinks the table leg by combining an age old device—the clamp—with a clean, minimal design allowing you to take any flat surface and create a table.The Legs emerged from a personal need and curiosity of mine three years ago. I was living a rather nomadic lifestyle with work and school taking me to different cities. In each new place, I found myself buying (and ultimately) discarding furniture. I was looking for a work desk that was easy to pack up and move around with. In addition, I wanted something that was beautiful (don’t we all?).It occurred to me that if I built a set of legs with a minimal and functional design, any surface material could be changed out; simply pack up the legs and then find a flat work surface in the next city. It wouldn’t require any building knowledge and only a few minutes to set up. Searching out material palettes would be an interesting and low-cost endeavor. It was sustainable because no alterations to the surfaces were being made. Thus, the legs were born.
Jean Renaudie’s housing complex in Ivry sur Seine.