freitag compost bags
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oct 06, 2009
freitag compost bags


‘urban gardening’ exhibition – freitag compost bags
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swiss bag producers markus and daniel freitag of freitag were invited by the walking chair gallery
to create an installation/exhibition as part of vienna design week 09. titled ‘urban gardening’
the show aims to direct the general public to be involved in recycling and encourages
people to get involved in gardening within their local community.

the duo designed 100 limited edition freitag compost bags for the installation. each were
given to guests on the opening night, granted that they would return to the gallery with
their compost and place it in the compost bin within 3 months.

the freitag brothers specially prepared a soup for guests on opening night, using their
food scraps to start the compost bin.

designboom met up with the freitag brothers during the event.


markus and daniel preparing soup for the opening night of ‘urban gardening’
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the compost bin which will remain in the gallery for the next 3 months


the delicious vegetables used in their soup
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markus freitag
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this is my promise.
each guest had their photo taken and provided their details, when they were given the bag, in order to remind them that they will need
to return their compost to the gallery in some form.



‘urban gardening’ – freitag compost bags
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markus and daniel freitag
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