5.5 designstudio sheds light on counterfeiting at les puces du design in paris
 

5.5 designstudio sheds light on counterfeiting at les puces du design in paris

 

 

faithful to their avant-garde and anti-conformist positions, french practice 5.5 designstudio approaches the burning subject of counterfeiting in this spring exhibition of les puces du design in paris. the show will be be running from may 18 to 21, 2017, at the portes de versailles in hall 3.1.

5.5 design studio original copies les puces du design 2017 paris designboom
‘original copies’ collection by 5.5 designstudio

together with les puces du design, 5.5 designstudio aims to raise public awareness on the development of counterfeits with a red scotch band signed 5.5 and titled ‘original copies’. by doing so, the team aims at defending and protecting authentic designs that have a true heritage value.

5.5 design studio original copies les puces du design 2017 paris designboom
ant chair BERTOIA – original copy by 5.5  (authorized publisher in 2017: fritz hansen)

5.5 design studio original copies les puces du design 2017 paris designboom
LCW chair eames – original copy by 5.5 (authorized publisher in 2017: vitra)

5.5 design studio original copies les puces du design 2017 paris designboom
DSW chair eames – original copy by 5.5 (authorized publisher in 2017: vitra)

5.5 design studio original copies les puces du design 2017 paris designboom
WIRE chair BERTOIA – original copy by 5.5  (authorized publisher in 2017: knoll)

5.5 design studio original copies les puces du design 2017 paris designboom
red scotch by 5.5 designstudio

5.5 design studio original copies les puces du design 2017 paris designboom
the dauphiné libéré: destruction of le corbusier furniture counterfeited by the swiss federal customs administration
image © vincent bouvet-gerbettaz

5.5 design studio original copies les puces du design 2017 paris designboom
poster of les puces du design 2017: 36th edition in paris, from may 18 to 21

 

 

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edited by: lea zeitoun | designboom

  • The Ant chair is by Arne Jacobsen, not Bertoia

    Andrew says:

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