Eero Saarinen vowed to address the "ugly, confusing,
unrestful world" he observed underneath chairs and tables the so called "slum of legs." A five year design investigation led him to the revolutionary Pedestal Collection, introduced in 1958.
Ed Annink is partner in Ontwerpwerk: office for design and the initiator of FunLab, the Masters Degree program in Experience and Scenario Design at the Design Academy in Eindhoven. He leads workshops, lectures, symposia and exhibitions and publishes as well, such as his recent 'Bright Minds, Beautiful Ideas' in cooperation with Ineke Schwartz.