‘Eclipse mirror’ by Uli Budde
Known for their well-curated and undeniably insightful shows, the Czech creative collective Okolo strikes again, this time with an exhibition focusing on the ‘trend of creating mirrors in the context of contemporary experimental design’ which emerged in the recent years. On view at at the Superstudio Clam-Gallasův palác during the upcoming Designblok 2012, Prague Design and Fashion Week which opens on Monday (1 October), ‘The Mirror’ will present various forms of the mirror perceived by contemporary designers and artists such as, among many; Uli Budde, Oscar Diaz, Tomáš Král, OS ∆ OOS and Martin Žampach. (more…)
'Prater' by Marco Dessì
The ‘Prater’ chair by the Austrian Designer Marco Dessí demonstrates how worthwhile a comparatively low-priced material like multiplex plates can be applied. With the soft round shape of the seat and the backrest, the dark glue between the veneer layers appears like a topographic line and creates a corresponding pattern.
The construction of the chair is easy to understand and therefore very attractive. All elements are either bent or cut out in an optimal shape so the number of joints is minimal.
A topographic pattern
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