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Elevating Spaces: Katie Freeman Unveils the Edges Stool, a Stunning Blend of Innovation and Nature-Inspired Sustainability


Toronto, January 2024 – Katie Freeman proudly introduces the Edges Stool—a captivating fusion of comfort, aesthetics, and sustainability inspired by the strength and elegance of nature. Born and raised in Iowa, USA they earned a degree in manufacturing technology, worked as an engineer, and now they are an MFA candidate in 3D Design at the University of Iowa. This journey is reflected in the unique design and manufacturing process of the Edges Stool.

This innovative piece is not merely furniture; it is a conversation starter with its comfortable geometric design that captures attention from all perspectives. The stool's shape, inspired by the many polygons found in nature, is at its core a decagon—a ten-sided polygon. This nature-inspired design not only enhances the stool's strength under compression but also contributes to the reduction of waste and material use. Utilizing the 3D printing process, the Edges Stool addresses a crucial issue in contemporary design by minimizing waste. The shape gains strength under compression, allowing for a reduction in material usage, showcasing Katie Freeman's commitment to both nature-inspired design and sustainability.

Katie Freeman's dedication to environmental consciousness is evident in every aspect of the Edges Stool, making it a responsible choice for those who appreciate both artistry and sustainability. The stool works with a material that is both strong and recyclable, presenting a solution to the challenge of balancing strength and environmental impact in design. Versatility is a key feature, making the Edges Stool suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Whether enhancing the aesthetics of a living room or adding a touch of sophistication to an outdoor setting, the Edges Stool is a versatile and stylish addition to any environment.

Speaking about their innovative creation, Katie Freeman expressed, "The Edges Stool represents a harmonious blend of form, function, and sustainability, drawing inspiration from the strength and elegance of nature. The 3D printing process not only ensures precision but also underscores my commitment to minimizing ecological impact and addressing the challenges of waste reduction and material sustainability."

For those seeking a unique and sustainable addition to their spaces, the Edges Stool stands as a testament to Katie Freeman's unwavering dedication to innovation, nature-inspired design, and environmental responsibility.


For media inquiries, please contact:

Katie Freeman

Designer and Maker

+1 (515) 230-4510


About Katie Freeman:

Katie Freeman, born in Iowa City, Iowa, in 1981, graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a bachelor’s degree in manufacturing technology in 2004. With 18 years of professional experience in engineering across various industries, they have pursued their passion for furniture and art, establishing their business in 2017. Currently pursuing an MFA in 3D Design at the University of Iowa, Katie Freeman's work has been exhibited in Iowa City, London, and New York City, showcasing their dedication to pushing the boundaries of design and innovation with a focus on sustainability and nature-inspired strength.


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