jul 29, 2009


‘liquid city’ by cache (paperboard, makedo)

situated right next to the designboom mart during the state of design’s design:made:trade exhibit was the makedo installation. this exhibition marked the launch of makedo, a modular construction system designed to enable the creation and decoration of objects and spaces from found materials. makedo is a series of small widgets that can be used in any number of configurations to bind, attach or hinge different materials together. the new product is equally suited for children making arts and crafts to designers experimenting with new prototypes. the makedo exhibition at design:made:trade featured a series of custom constructions made by local designers using found materials and makedo. the product is currently in beta and close to its official 1.0 launch (expected this fall).

makedo makedo exhibit

makedomakedo kit

makedo‘geo’ by buckminster fuller and leonard hamersfeld in collaboration with rmit (reclaimed printing plates, makedo)

makedo‘geo’ by buckminster fuller and leonard hamersfeld in collaboration with rmit (reclaimed printing plates, makedo)

makedo‘stealth table’ by chris connell (x-board from 100% recycled fibre, makedo)

makedo‘wonka tower of id’ by marc pascal (painted cardboard, makedo)


makedo‘canoe’ by nonda katsalidis (megara ecologica, makedo)

makedo‘flying carpet’ by mesne design studio (reclaimed polypropylene, makedo)

makedo‘flying carpet’ by masne design studio (reclaimed polypropylene, corrugated cardboard, makedo)

makedo‘apple ark’ by alan roy kirszner (paper pulp apple trays, makedo)

makedo‘pho sphere’ by doug buckle (polystyrene cups, makedo)

  • lovely designs… the romantism of childhood, it seems to me

    AGB says:
  • Fantastic idea! Really!

    Nickolas Titkov says:

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