Cutlery Prostheses Poke Fun at ‘Hack Mania’
The satirical Standard Working Dinner shows just what 'over-hacked' looks like
Taking heavy cues from the likes of Jonathan Swift, design think-tank OfficeUS has modestly proposed a method for streamlining business eating with Standard Working Dinner. Culminating in a real-life, specially catered dinner, the project included a number of carefully designed, outlandish utensil prostheses that make exquisite sense from an ergonomic standpoint and none from an emotional, human, or practical one.
The Venice-based group’s mission is to “critically reflect on the production of U.S. architectural firms abroad” and confront aspirational and debate-sparking Issues relating to the offices of today and tomorrow.