Robotic Bending

Fundamental research at Creative Robotics.


Hocker Project


What do you build when your only tool is a robot? And it can bend steel rods…

For the stool parts, the robot arm is used in various ways. The combination of solid wood and springy stainless steel eliminates the need for screws or glue. In addition, hardly any waste is produced to create this extravagant seating furniture.


  • Johannes Braumann,
  • Maria Smigielska,
  • Marie-Caroline Zimmermann-Meinzingen, Matthias Kneidinger