PostFossil is a collective of Swiss designers who pooled their talents to examine and re-assess the use of day-to-day objects. The say the objects they design are involved in daily life, attract attention and demand reconsideration of their usual treatment. It is subtle criticism in detail, drawing out the issue of a sustainable treatment of resources.
With their Sports Furniture concept, they develop products that are at the same time dual-purpose and stripped down to their bare essentials. Sports Furniture is intended to offer physical fitness at home but the designers hope that their ‘furniture collection’ easily blends into the living space: The pull-up bar doubles as a clothes hanger, the mat is a rug, the bench is also a side-table. Their site says: