The studio shelves are also lined with models and ideas for furniture, which Allen hopes to do more of in the coming years. He’s currently working with two Brazilian manufacturers on seating and lighting — NDT and Vialight — and has given Skitsch several more proposals for Reality furniture that so far haven’t progressed. When it comes to the latter, “Often people don’t want to make it until I mock it up,” he says. “The idea on paper falls flat; it’s almost impossible to relay. It’s not until you get them made and ghosted out that they make sense.”
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The studio shelves are also lined with models and ideas for furniture, which Allen hopes to do more of in the coming years. He’s currently working with two Brazilian manufacturers on seating and lighting — NDT and Vialight — and has given Skitsch several more proposals for Reality furniture that so far haven’t progressed. When it comes to the latter, “Often people don’t want to make it until I mock it up,” he says. “The idea on paper falls flat; it’s almost impossible to relay. It’s not until you get them made and ghosted out that they make sense.”