camilla richter: and a and be and not folding screen camilla richter: and a and be and not folding screen
jan 18, 2013

camilla richter: and a and be and not folding screen

‘and a and be and not’ folding screen by camilla richterimage © designboom



‘and a and be and not’ is a folding screen developed by camilla richter, which while acting as a room partition, offers a range of visual possibilities as a result of its composition of panels which can easily be moved. the overall framework of the furniture object is assembled from hued rectangular-shaped sections which are transparent, the incidence of light continuously changing the environment in which it is positioned, emitting a subtle to dynamic kaleidoscope of color.


presented at imm cologne 2013, the project was nominated for the innovation award of D3 contest – the interior innovation award for young designers of the show. the competition is part of the fair’s [D3] design talents presentation which showcases the work of upcoming and avant-garde creatives.



visualization of the various colored panels can be moved
video courtesy of camilla richter



the room partition is composed of numerous movable colored panelsimage © designboom



the panels of the screen pivot projecting a kaleidoscope of color through the space in which it is positionedimage © designboom



the incidence of light affects the subtlety to intensity of the colors image © designboom



image © designboom



detail of the folding elementsimage © designboom



designer camilla richter with her folding screen ‘and a and be and not’image © designboom



  • Very nice work. Dichroic coated float glass? Reminds me a little of Larry Bell’s work.

    Paul White says:

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