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'copy' by kueng caputo
oct 21, 2008
'copy' by kueng caputo


‘rockwood’ by arik levy & copy

‘copying’ has an extremely negative connotation. the design world prides itself on originality and authenticity.
but what would happen if a designer intentionally wanted to copy another design. the design duo kueng-caputo
asked this question when they were thinking about the exclusivity of most design objects. ‘only a copy makes
the original suitable for mass production. in the process, despite the apparent close similarity, essential
elements are often lost. copies such as this offend the original, even if at heart they are a compliment to the
original idea.’ using this as inspiration, the team created a series of copies based on recently released design
objects.

http://www.kueng-caputo.ch


‘nido’ by eva marguerre & copy


‘jack’ by will smith & copy


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copy of ‘cartoon’ by gamplus fratesi


‘staple’ by jean-philippe bonzon & copy


‘duct chair’ by stephan siepermann & copy


‘deeply superficial object’ by frédéric dedelley & copy

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