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All life is an experiment.  The more experiments you make the better. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

You know what the Telephone Game is, right?  One person starts by whispering a phrase into the next person’s ear and that person whispers what they heard to the next person and this continues down the line.  By the time the phrase passes through all the players, it is totally different.

Wouldn’t it be fun to try something like that with furniture design?  This table is the start of the #Woodchat Telephone Game Design Experiment. (More views of the table can be found on my blog.)

My Table Design

My Table Design

So, how does it work?

The idea is for somebody else to take this concept and reinterpret it their own way.  You don’t need to use a CAD program.  All that matters is that you are able to convey your ideas – a good photograph of a pencil sketch or clay model would also be fine.  Design experience or savvy is not required.

One person at a time is given one week to reinterpret the piece and their vision is shared at the next #Woodchat (Wednesdays at 7p.m.


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