Emotional Furniture

Christoph Niemann

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Illustrator and artist Christoph Niemann joins PBS Digital Studios' The Art Assignment to give out the challenge of finding the emotion in furniture.


1. Arrange furniture in a way that conveys envy, melancholy, and confidence
2. Take 3 photographs, one for each emotion (no figures or faces allowed!)
3. Upload it to your social media platform of choice using #theartassignment
4. Fame and glory (your work may be featured in a future episode)

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Justin Gilman

The business end of Twin. In charge of landing interesting new projects, making clients happy, and coffee. A maker of beautiful music and master of oral sound effects. A secret Jim Henson nerd. Will always find ways of working smarter. Will never participate in karaoke.