Inspired by childhood trips to the beach, Max sculpted these hexagonal and triangular stools using a primitive sand casting technique that involves pouring molten pewter into a hand-carved mold in the sand. They were part of his Exercises in Seating exhibition. The user’s experience is not the only element that’s essential to the success of Max Lamb’s work: It’s just as important to consider how each product will affect the community as a whole, whether that’s an entire neighborhood or simply the folk who you share a dinner table with. For his ongoing project, Exercises in Seating, Max has created dozens of chairs as a way to explore new materials and production processes (while feeding his endless fascination with 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.