WTFIT: Limahl Asmall, House Originals
For our WTFIT column, we send a box of random items and a word to a creative person or agency and ask the recipient to make something with the objects that represent the word. More than a year ago—soon after we launched the column—furniture designer Limahl Asmall accepted the WTFIT challenge, and we mailed off his box and the word rebellious. So why did we wait until now to publish the results?
I was thrilled when Limahl accepted the challenge but dissatisfied with end result because he had used only a few items from the box, breaking one of the challenge’s simple rules. While his response was appropriately rebellious, it was too rebellious so early in the life of a new column. Now that the WTFIT concept is mature, I feel comfortable presenting to you Limahl’s rebellion, prefaced by his tongue-in-cheek letter of explanation: