Things that look simple are often the most difficult to conceive. Dirk Wynants does not feel the need to do sketches to let an idea mature to an advanced stage. In his opinion, spatial thinking always offers greater freedom that pen and paper. It's easy to llustrate the Picnik idea using a simple sheet of paper, by cutting and folding the paper to create a table-top with benches attached. The idea was to develop this at full scale from a single standard sheet of aluminium.