Knolling, Pt. I

I've been interested in 'knolling' recently.  Knolling is an organizational activity that was devised in 1987 by Andrew Kromelow, a janitor at Frank Gehry's furniture fabrication shop.  Gehry was designing chairs for Knoll at the time, and Knoll designs are famously angular in an obsessive and almost otherworldy way.  I came upon the idea after doing some research into Tom Sachs, who uses knolling as a component of his studio process.  In Part II of this post, I go to the library to do some research, but first I wanted to share some background information about what I found out so far.

From the Wikipedia page on Knolling: 

Knolling is the process of arranging like objects in parallel or 90 degree angles as a method of organization.

From, Ten Bullets, an employee manual in film:

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