Jua Kali


The Jua Kali craft sector in Kenya, demonstrates a range of ingenious sustainable qualities in production and consumption, both when it comes to material selection as well as the mentality regarding the use and reuse of various products. On the other hand there is a lack of basic knowledge regarding production efficiency, solid mechanics and quality control, which are fundamental parts in a western product development context. The challenge lies in finding a common space for exchange, where both parties can benefit from each other’s expertise.

With a frugal mindset, this master thesis has after a conducted field study, developed appropriate tooling for a stackable outdoor furniture, as a catalyst for better production quality within the sector.

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Jua Kali


The Jua Kali craft sector in Kenya, demonstrates a range of ingenious sustainable qualities in production and consumption, both when it comes to material selection as well as the mentality regarding the use and reuse of various products. On the other hand there is a lack of basic knowledge regarding production efficiency, solid mechanics and quality control, which are fundamental parts in a western product development context. The challenge lies in finding a common space for exchange, where both parties can benefit from each other’s expertise.

With a frugal mindset, this master thesis has after a conducted field study, developed appropriate tooling for a stackable outdoor furniture, as a catalyst for better production quality within the sector.

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Year: 2020
Supervised by: Jesper Ståhl