atelier ted noten: seven necessities at designmiami/ basel 2012
atelier ted noten: seven necessities at designmiami/ basel 2012 atelier ted noten: seven necessities at designmiami/ basel 2012
jun 15, 2012

atelier ted noten: seven necessities at designmiami/ basel 2012

‘ratasmile suitcase’ by atelier ted noten image © designboom

dutch studio atelier ted noten has presented the series ‘7 necessities for a women to feel like a woman (through the eyes of a man)’, curated by new york gallery ornamentum at design miami/ basel 2012. it is a survival pack which he believes contains everything a woman may need, under any imaginable circumstance in order to be her own man without forfeiting her femininity. the collection includes provocative interpretations of various different items normally found within a woman’s possession, such as a hand gun and ring. a mix of silver and gold, weapons, cheap materials and precious stones are commonly found within each piece, adding to the intended sexist statements in the series.


*update: the work is being presented at design miami/ 2012 from the 5th till the 9th of december, 2012.


the carry-on luggage holds a city rat with diamond in it’s mouth embedded in acrylic image © designboom




view of suitcase from the back image © designboom




image © designboom




‘et dieu créa la femme’ – a 3d printed purse representing cheap nylon image © designboom




detail showing items found within the purse image © designboom




‘lady killer vol.1’ image © designboom see designboom’s previous coverage of ‘lady killer vol.1’ 




detail shot of the ring




‘golden girl’ necklace resembling high-heels




‘hanzi’ a bracelet in alumide 3D print with a golden spoon and perfume applicator image © designboom

  • I’d put you in a closed plastica box.

    am says:
  • really?

    gastone says:
  • it couldn’t be more sexist. what a waste of time and material, offensive to women and design.

    Heloisa says:
  • Read “through the eyes of a man” and “intended sexist statements in the series.”

    Calling attention to sexism is the intention.

    jude says:

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