Red Dot Design Award


Compact | Red Dot Design Award

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Dining, entertainment and work all compete for precious space in apartments today, creating a demand for adaptable furniture that can cater to multifunctional space demands. Compact is a foldaway dining table that addresses these needs. The table comfortably accommodates four adults for dining, or provides a more spacious area for work or recreational pursuits, extending the utility and enjoyment of living in small spaces. Compact comes flat-packed and easily attaches to internal or external walls. It can be stowed away when not in use, freeing space for alternative activities. It can also be flush-mounted in conventional timber or steel-framed internal walls. Its incorporates storage space for four stools, shelving for bottles and condiments, and a flushed handle-free design that ensures minimal encroachment on living space when not in use. It is made using birch plywood, powder-coated steel and aluminium, and comes with a high-pressure laminate finish in birch or baby blue.

Red Dot Design Award

  • Institution:
    School of Design, College of Creative Arts, Massey University, New Zealand
  • Faculty Advisors:
    Lyn Garrett, Jason Mitchell
  • Design:
    Mike Hindmarsh
Compact | Red Dot Design Award