DMY berlin design festival 09 DMY berlin design festival 09
jun 03, 2009

DMY berlin design festival 09

‘baubike’ by michael ubbesen http://www.baubike.dk

opening today is the seventh edition of the DMY design festival berlin. the event consists of exhibitions, lectures, panels talks, symposiums, workshops and performances, with more than 550 international designers present. in addition to the festival’s main exhibitions there will be over 50 satellite exhibitions throughout the city.

this year the festival jury headed by jurgen bey includes designers and architects; bless, jürgen mayer h, jerszy seymour and kyoka who have selected the nominees of the DMY award, they are:

eva marguerre – nido stools and table series realities united – contemporary architecture sandberg institute – domestic making: a house of possibilities oskar zieta – fidu bench walking chair (karl emilio pircher and fidel peugeot) – you may mischer’traxler – the idea of a tree the green eyl – appeel wachs (peter schwartz and helene steiner) – colo michael ubbesen – baubike kühne jäger – cable cubes

‘baubike’ by michael ubbesen

‘baubike’ is constructed around the geometric shape of the square and the equilateral triangle. the design of the bike is stripped down to clean lines and raw material.

art installation by realities united http://www.realities-united.de

art installation combining light and display functionality. two digits of seven segment display formed using industrial fluorescent tubes are suspended from the ceiling. the installation is light sign, information carrier, and light source at the same time.

‘fidu’ bench by oskar zieta http://www.zieta.pl

‘cable cubes’ by kühne jäger http://www.kuehne-jaeger.de

modular arrangement system for the most common computer cables. the modules can be plugged into one another and fixed onto the wall.

‘the idea of a tree’ by mischer’traxler http://www.mischertraxler.com

a machine which functions through a mixture of mechanics and natural energy (solar). the machine creates an object each day depending on the amount of sunlight available.

mischer’traxler were participants in designboom’s handled with care exhibition in 2007.

‘the idea of a tree’ by mischer’traxler

designboom is media sponsor of the DMY design festival 09.

    have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.

    comments policy
    LOG IN
    designboom's comment policy guidelines
    generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
    the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

    what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
    let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

    - please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
    - please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
    - please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
    - please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
    - please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
    (there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
    in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
    the best 100-200 entries too.)

    a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.

    design news