flexibility instant rooms by matali crasset
 
flexibility   instant rooms by matali crasset
jun 30, 2008

flexibility instant rooms by matali crasset

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flexibility – design in a fast changing society ex carceri ‘le nuove’, turin june 29 – october12 http://www.torinoworlddesigncapital.it

‘flexibility – design in a fast-changing society’ is one of the many events taking place in turin this year in conjunction with the city being named the ‘design world capital for 2008’. the show consists of nine projects by international designers installed at a former prison ex carceri ‘le nuove’.

instant rooms by matali crasset
the Instant rooms are non-permanent spaces which deploy themselves for the time of an activity.
these spaces inject whim and fantasy into daily life. thrusts of imagination appear as simple as the act of
opening a door at your own home, just like alice passing through the mirror.‘ MC
 
 

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flexibility   instant rooms by matali crasset matali crasset – portrait © designboom

 

 

matali crasset

was born in 1965 near châlons-en-champagne, france. she graduated from the ecole nationale supérieure de création industrielle – les ateliers in paris in 1991. later staying in milan worked with denis santachiara. upon her return to paris, she collaborated with philippe starck for five years, both in his design agency and with thomson multimedia. she founded her own company in 1998. in 1997 the city of paris awarded her the ‘grand prix du design’. matali crasset’s works are included in the collections of contemporary art/design museums throughout the world. she lives and works in paris. http://www.matalicrasset.com | designboom interview with matali crasset (2002)

see the nine installations:

 

flexibility   instant rooms by matali crasset
renewable clothing
by fernando brízio
flexibility   instant rooms by matali crasset
instant rooms
by matali crasset
flexibility   instant rooms by matali crasset
liquid memory
by ross lovegrove

 

flexibility   instant rooms by matali crasset
chasen
by patricia urquiola
flexibility   instant rooms by matali crasset
mirror-blind
by bertjan pot
flexibility   instant rooms by matali crasset
flexible bench
by giulio iacchetti

 

flexibility   instant rooms by matali crasset
domestic sandbags
by antenna design
flexibility   instant rooms by matali crasset
jailbreak (vendôme series)
by kram/weisshaar
flexibility   instant rooms by matali crasset
my treasures trash
by emiliana design studio

‘flexibility’ introduction

flexibility   instant rooms by matali crasset flexibility – introduction

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