by Grace Bonney FACEBOOK TWITTER PINTEREST i love a good hack, except that in design world hacks refer to furniture and not computer code. i love these eames hacks (in honor of the eames 100th anniversary) at notcot, via core77. Anna @ D16 says: October 12, 2007 at 11:48 am Hah! That toilet seat is great. I totally agree with the original post’s statements about status-busting. Reply meredith says: October 12, 2007 at 1:56 pm Where does it say something about status-busting? This brought a smile to my day, I think it’s clever. The kid seat is pretty cute. Imagine if you have a nice “grown up” dining table it would be nice to have a designer kid seat that didn’t take away from the look of your dining area. Reply Jennifer Sergent says: October 12, 2007 at 4:38 pm As the mother of two boys, I must say that while that “high chair” seat looks beautiful design-wise, it also seems like a torture device for the poor child pinned in there. The fact that the kid’s legs are jammed into those holes, so he can’t move at all, would send my boys howling in protest. The toilet seat is also pretty, but no child would sit and lounge on the toilet and make use of the backrest. They are too eager to lean forward and witness the result of their activity! I would say, for both these items, it’s form WAY before function. Reply stef in philly says: October 13, 2007 at 2:11 pm That’s my son, McHale! Isn’t he a cutie. He just turned 2 yesterday and I cant wait to show him this post. I work at DWR in philly and wanted to attend your Philly ladies biz meeting last thursday evening but couldnt make it because he was sick! I was checking out the follow up you posted and noticed this. It made my day! Stef Reply Katie says: October 15, 2007 at 3:21 pm I completely agree with Jennifer. My daughter, who is 1, would not like to have her legs shoved in those two holes. Can’t say I blame her, though, I don’t think I’d like it either. But it is a much better highchair than the one we have sitting by our table! Reply kirsten says: October 16, 2007 at 12:52 am whilst this post has brought a smile to my face – isn’t it thoroughly and wickedly sacreligous? clever, funny, cheeky and probably uncomfortable! love it. Reply linda Sigal says: February 17, 2008 at 4:42 pm Creativity. Absolutely brillant recycling. Reply LEAVE A COMMENT Cancel reply Comment Design*Sponge reserves the right to restrict comments that do not contribute constructively to the conversation at hand, contain profanity, personal attacks, hate speech or seek to promote a personal or unrelated business. Our goal is to create a safe space where everyone (commenters, subjects of posts and moderators) feels comfortable to speak. Please treat others the way you would like to be treated and be willing to take responsibility for the impact your words may have on others. Disagreement, differences of opinion and heated discussion are welcome, but comments that do not seek to have a mature and constructive dialogue will not be published. We moderate all comments with great care and do not delete any lightly. Please note that our team (writers, moderators and guests) deserve the same right to speak and respond as you do, and your comments may be responded to or disagreed with. These guidelines help us maintain a safe space and work toward our goal of connecting with and learning from each other.