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flexibility   domestic sandbags by antenna design
jul 01, 2008
flexibility domestic sandbags by antenna design


flexibility – design in a fast changing society

ex carceri ‘le nuove’, turin
june 29 – october12
http://www.torinoworlddesigncapital.it

‘flexibility – design in a fast-changing society’ is one of the many events taking place in turin this year in conjunction
with the city being named the ‘design world capital 2008′. the show consists of nine projects by international
designers installed at a former prison, ex carceri ‘le nuove’.

domestic sandbags by antenna design new york (masamichi udagawa & sigi moeslinger)
the installation ‘spectre’ is inspired by a ubiquitous improvisational ‘building block’: the sandbag. the sandbag is
a pervasive object used in various situations of emergency and temporary set-up, such as battlefields, floods,
earthquakes and other disaster scenes. we are giving the sandbag a new ‘skin’ and context, which transforms
the way it is perceived allowing it to enter a different realm of existence.‘ ANTENNA


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antenna design new york
antenna was founded in 1997 by masamichi udagawa and sigi moeslinger. antenna’s mission is to make
the experience of objects and environments more meaningful and exciting. antenna’s projects range from
public to commercial, from applied to exploratory. among antenna’s best known projects are the design of
new york city subway cars and ticket vending machines, bloomberg displays and interactive environments,
such as power flower, an installation in the windows of bloomingadale’s.
http://www.antennadesign.com


see the nine installations:


renewable clothing
by fernando brízio

instant rooms
by matali crasset

liquid memory
by ross lovegrove


chasen
by patricia urquiola

mirror-blind
by bertjan pot

flexible bench
by giulio iacchetti


domestic sandbags
by antenna design

jailbreak (vendôme series)
by kram/weisshaar

my treasures trash
by emiliana design studio


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