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 Design Inside Looking Out A rewilding of interior design in the heart of Milan. Design Issue 44 An Unmovable Feast A place setting stitched for every season. Design Partnerships Together Again The return of the small gathering, in partnership with Fritz Hansen. Design Issue 42 Light Snack A luminous celebration of gelatin. Design Interiors Issue 42 Studio Tour: Fernando Caruncho Gardens sit between the natural and the artificial. George Upton meets the man mediating between the two. Design Issue 42 My Favorite Thing The garden designer, Fernando Caruncho, shares the story behind a painting of his mother.