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5/27/2012

Help Make Knowhow Shop's Mutant Hammock

Posted by Carren Jao Pineda |

Knowhow Shop is probably one of the funnest workshops around. Somehow, all their projects manage to tickle my fancy with its innate sense of fun and community, like this one!

~*C

Text by: Carren Jao
Photos by: Linda Hsiao
Edited by: LinYee Yuan
Published: 04 May 2012, Core77


Hammocks should be the universal symbol for rest and relaxation. Whenever I catch a glimpse of one, I instantly imagine palm trees, beaches and gorgeous sunsets. The only catch? Hammocks are usually solitary affairs.

Now, Knowhow Shop, a co-op fabrication shop and design studio in Los Angeles, puts a decidedly fun spin on things with their plan to build a six-sided hammock at Santa Monica's Bergamot Station People's Park this Cinco de Mayo. This scaled-up hammock is deliberately enormous with enough space for a few friends to scooch in. [read more]


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