You could call it furniture, but describing the modular cubes that engineering and other UWM students are constructing in the campus maker space (located in the EMS building) as “building blocks” is accurate too. These multipurpose pieces range in size and can be used for seating and coffee tables, grouped to form a stage or stacked to divide a room.
Designed at Stanford University’s Institute of Design, the cubes have been crafted in signature Panther colors and will take up residence at the Lubar Entrepreneurship Center. Look closely and you can see the striped effect of the plywood in the thickness of the dove-tailed joints. Read more.