designboom mart melbourne 2009: snapshot report designboom mart melbourne 2009: snapshot report
aug 25, 2009

designboom mart melbourne 2009: snapshot report

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state of design festival 16-19 july, 2009 browse through 876 pics of our report (you can see all of our previous mart exhibitions 2005-08 here)

bring a design souvenir back from melbourne! designboom’s market-like installations are cultural group exhibitions. they are an unprecedented opportunity to meet 40 international design professionals personally. independent designers, student designers, and newcomers get to show a small selection of their wares. they meet and discuss with customers, manufacturers, distributors, press and museum curators. visitors can purchase intelligent, quirky items for a symbolic price. since 2005 designboom has curated annual mart exhibitions worldwide. this melbourne mart is the 14th edition of its kind.

bad beaver ceramic vases by paige russel from canada

hair pattern t-shirts give the illusion of long hair by clare chen from taiwan

branch chopstick rest by bonita chang of sd works, hong kong

the mirrored surface reveals a LED digital watch only when needed, for the rest of the time, the watch becomes an elegant reflective piece by cheuk kee lai of sd works, hong kong

flower earrings by hyo myoung bae, youn gju choi, seung hee chae from korea

honey-comb mesh bag bracelet by masako ban from japan

‘help’ bokmarks by i3lab (lily js suh) from korea available at the designboom shop

victorian necklace by sofie dieu from france

black ceramic pendant lamp by stich and sew (hironori inada) from japan

question mark and exclamation mark rings by peanutz limited (emmy lau, florence lau) from hong kong

alex garnett and nahoko koyama of mixko, UK

super long shirt scarf by tou (itaru yonenaga), japan baseball caps made from japanese kimono fabrics by david guarino of zillon, french designer based in tokyo available at the designboom shop

animal rings by haoshi design studio from taiwan

ayako nakanishi and kouichi okamoto from kyouei design, japan t-shirt available at the designboom shop portable computer sleeves, made from bollywood cinema billboards by let’s (nupur goenka), india

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