5.5 designers: karpett for tarkett
 
5.5 designers: karpett for tarkett
nov 04, 2011

5.5 designers: karpett for tarkett

 

paris-based  research and design consultancy firm 5.5 designers have produced ‘karpett’, a ground covering in response to flooring company tarkett and project design agency’s prompt, ‘the ground upside down’. the concept adheres to 5.5 designers’ creative aesthetic of humor, economy and simplicity. when contained, the multipurpose roll-up ground covering is a bench with back rest detail. the work becomes a comfortable ground covering in its extended form to be used  in any way the owner sees fit. 

5.5 designers: karpett for tarkett ‘karpett’ seen as a plush area for playall images © c. clier / courtesy of the designers

5.5 designers: karpett for tarkettthe piece provides added comfort for resting on solid ground

5.5 designers: karpett for tarkett the piece in an unrolled, plain view

5.5 designers: karpett for tarkett ‘karpett’ piece in its contained form

5.5 designers: karpett for tarkett side view of the work

5.5 designers: karpett for tarkett‘karpet’ as seen in bench form

5.5 designers: karpett for tarkettconceptual image

  • nice idea, but as with a lot of design ‘function follows form’, looks uncomfortable on every level.

    SJS
  • Clever design, I like it !

    Bull

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