Some designers take their homework very seriously. Manuel Goller and Sebastian Schönheit met while studying at the Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany, where they shared school projects and a passion for making contemporary furniture designed to suit the needs of a digital society. The town’s small population, along with the school’s interdisciplinary approach and its famed history, led to the pair starting self-initiated projects with graphic designers, product designers and artists. Since forming New Tendency in 2012, they’ve expanded This story is from Kinfolk Issue Eighteen Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 19 Going Incognito We all secretly wonder what mischief we’d make if invisible: When our identity is hidden, everything seems possible. Arts & Culture Issue 19 The Best Policy Sometimes we talk to each other without feeling heard. Honesty—a most intimate interaction—can be just as thrilling as its more devious inverse. Arts & Culture Issue 19 A Sense of Suspense With unhinged imaginations and mountains of cliff-hangers, the filmmakers behind the sci-fi podcast Limetown have all the makings of a scary story. Arts & Culture Issue 19 Like Clockwork In this new column about time, we learn how slipping off our watches makes us feel like deadline-damning renegades.