First, You Hustle

It’s not really about rattan

January 19, 2022

Industrial design students created fresh takes on rattan furniture that you can actually purchase from a furniture retailer yourself. But this isn't a story about rattan- it's about how real-world partnerships in the classroom elevate the design skills students learn and the partners who make it happen, in this case a design agency called Awaken Koala. 


Photo by Nick Johnson
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