DMY berlin design festival 09
jun 03, 2009
DMY berlin design festival 09


‘baubike’ by michael ubbesen
http://www.baubike.dk

opening today is the seventh edition of the DMY design festival berlin.
the event consists of exhibitions, lectures, panels talks, symposiums, workshops
and performances, with more than 550 international designers present. in addition
to the festival’s main exhibitions there will be over 50 satellite exhibitions
throughout the city.

this year the festival jury headed by jurgen bey includes designers and architects;
bless, jürgen mayer h, jerszy seymour and kyoka who have selected the nominees
of the DMY award, they are:

eva marguerre – nido stools and table series
realities united – contemporary architecture
sandberg institute – domestic making: a house of possibilities
oskar zieta – fidu bench
walking chair (karl emilio pircher and fidel peugeot) – you may
mischer’traxler – the idea of a tree
the green eyl – appeel
wachs (peter schwartz and helene steiner) – colo
michael ubbesen – baubike
kühne jäger – cable cubes


‘baubike’ by michael ubbesen

‘baubike’ is constructed around the geometric shape of the square and the equilateral
triangle. the design of the bike is stripped down to clean lines and raw material.


art installation by realities united
http://www.realities-united.de

art installation combining light and display functionality. two digits of seven segment
display formed using industrial fluorescent tubes are suspended from the ceiling.
the installation is light sign, information carrier, and light source at the same time.


‘fidu’ bench by oskar zieta
http://www.zieta.pl


‘cable cubes’ by kühne jäger
http://www.kuehne-jaeger.de

modular arrangement system for the most common computer cables. the modules can
be plugged into one another and fixed onto the wall.


‘the idea of a tree’ by mischer’traxler
http://www.mischertraxler.com

a machine which functions through a mixture of mechanics and natural energy (solar).
the machine creates an object each day depending on the amount of sunlight
available.

mischer’traxler were participants in designboom’s handled with care exhibition in 2007.


‘the idea of a tree’ by mischer’traxler

designboom is media sponsor of the DMY design festival 09.

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