During the pandemic, inexpensive construction materials like
snow fence and jersey barriers were repurposed to cordon off outdoor dining
sheds and pedestrianize public streets. Our Snow Fence Chair continues this
line of aesthetic inquiry, reimagining the flexible polypropylene membrane as a
Foldont is a rejection of the utilitarian chair. It follows
the morphology of the common folding chair, but uses thick members and luxurious
birdseye veneer. Created in response to AI-generated image making, Foldont
weighs over 50 pounds and refuses to fold.
In the shadow of BLM, January 6, and the Dobbs’ rollback of
abortion rights, our Barricade Chair reconsiders the chair as political
catalyst. The loveseat takes the form of
a protest barricade that has been bent into chair-form, suggesting that
something meant to divide can also bring us together.
In December of 2022, Jumbo designed a series of pasta-shaped
pool floats for Art Basel Miami in collaboration with The Standard Hotel.
Supersized versions of tortellini, rigatoni, macaroni, shell, farfalle, and
lasagna-shapes float in the Standard Miami’s iconic pool. Subsequent
installations will include Ibiza, Hua Hin, Bangkok, and the Maldives.