didier faustino: doppelgänger
 
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jun 17, 2011

didier faustino: doppelgänger

franco-portuguese conceptualist didier faustino has created the new work ‘doppelgänger’ for designer’s days 2011 in paris. designed for two people, this white mask fuses conjoined parts to create a sort of prosthesis for a mirror kiss. the object pivots the heads of those who put it on, seeming to maintain a hygienist’s distance and yet revealing a link:  mouths meet through a hole in the middle, enabling users to make contact with their alter egos.

all images courtesy of didier faustino and galerie michel rein

 

 

‘doppelgänger’ is featured in the windows of the lafayette maison in paris until june 20, 2011.

  • Umm, why?

    Ralph says:
  • this is ridiculous..

    sara scharaf says:
  • this guy have too much time…. pls do something constructive…

    Kiss says:
  • that is some useless thing, u cant call it design

    mooishek says:
  • sad…

    ...ski says:
  • lol. i just can”t believe someone created this…… lol……lol……..lol

    Priscilla Costa says:
  • why would you not want to get close to someone you’re smooching?

    betch says:
  • So much closedmindedness… it’s a conceptual experiment people, give it a break.

    ollin says:
  • é pequena que as pessoas tenham de misturar arquitectura / design com opções sexuais para se afirmarem
    não, não é este o caminho

    dr Costa Macedo says:
  • I apologise for my ignorance… but there are things in this site that I really can’t understand…

    Ricardo says:
  • faustino is ready for mental institution!

    freaky says:
  • what is the point – I hope you are reading this and realising that you are wasting your time designing such rubbish – it says nothing new or insightful and has no use – this is design wank

    Phil_the_first says:
  • this device is created for weed smokers……..

    MK says:
  • this is not design but art, try to understand the story guys 🙂

    misch says:
  • conceptual work without any discernable idea behind it
    now thats lazy AND pretentious

    chrisk says:
  • why is there only a like button?

    tk says:
  • it functions as piece for provoking dialog…it seems as a sarcastic comment upon the over civilized society and their relational mind set…it’s like an exageration of a pos-caos reality….

    warren says:
  • Excuse me but in the post chaos civilized society where I live in, we still kiss…

    Ricardo says:
  • Are any of you aware that the success of this piece is being reflected in the debate/dialogue that it is creating?

    jjmm says:
  • believe me this is not success – it is not succesful to waste material nor time – especially other peoples time – the comments reflect the stench of failure – if you think narrow minded internet chitter chatter is a success then you are not correct

    Phil_the_first says:

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