arts & crafts & design: time according to ÉCAL and swiss craftsmen
 
arts & crafts & design: time according to ÉCAL and swiss craftsmen arts & crafts & design: time according to ÉCAL and swiss craftsmen
apr 23, 2015

arts & crafts & design: time according to ÉCAL and swiss craftsmen

arts & crafts & design: time according to ÉCAL and swiss craftsmen
all images © ECAL/jonas marguet
above: ‘eclipse’ — annie tung — made by vincent du bois, sculptor in petit-lancy (GE)

 

 

 

luxury watch manufacturer vacheron constantin partners with école cantonale d’art de lausanne and the fondazione cologni dei mestieri d’arte to present ‘arts & crafts & design: time according to ÉCAL and swiss craftsmen. the exhibition, which was previewed during milan design week this year, is slated to be fully displayed at the swiss pavilion during expo milan 2015.

ECAL arts & crafts & design exhibit expo milan 2015 designboom
‘sans titre’ — inimfon archibong — made by jean-luc arber, aluminium caster in pully (VD)

 

 

 

since 2013, vacheron constantin has partnered with ÉCAL‘s master of advanced studies in design for luxury & craftsmanship program. once annually, students are giving a chance to conduct a project in accordance with the business. this year, twelve students were chosen to combine their creativity with that of an experienced craftsmen to produce unique objects that demonstrate richness, variety, and the relevance of artisanal craft in contemporary design. under the guidance of andrea trimarchi and simone farresin — from netherlands-based studio formafantasma — the twelve duos worked based on the theme of time, and the cyclical passing of seasons.

ECAL arts & crafts & design exhibit expo milan 2015 designboom
‘carbon wood’ — rodrigo caula — made by bertrand cardis, specialist in composite materials in ecublens (VD)

 

 

 

‘arts & crafts & design: time according to ÉCAL and swiss craftsmen’ will open in the VIP lounge of the swiss pavilion for the entirety of expo milan 2015 — may 1st to october 31st. participation in the event is a fascinating opportunity for ÉCAL, as well as the fondazione cologni dei mestieri d’arte and vacheron constanin, and is a perfect chance to present the best of swiss craft expertise.

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‘explosion printanière’ — jean-baptiste colleuille — made by françois junod, automaton-maker in sainte-croix (VD)

ECAL arts & crafts & design exhibit expo milan 2015 designboom
‘romatique adventure’ — alexis tourron — made by patricia rochat, saddle-maker in boussens (VD)

ECAL arts & crafts & design exhibit expo milan 2015 designboom
‘paysages désertiques’ — josefina munoz — made by peter fink, ceramist in ependes (FR)

ECAL arts & crafts & design exhibit expo milan 2015 designboom
‘L.O.D.’ — kaja solgaard dahl — made by roland béguin, glassmaker in sainte-croix (VD)

ECAL arts & crafts & design exhibit expo milan 2015 designboom
‘repetitio’ — mareike rittig — 
made by bastien chevalier, marqueteur in sainte-croix (VD)

ECAL arts & crafts & design exhibit expo milan 2015 designboom
‘la macina’ — stefano panterotto — made by luca bellei, stone sculptor in bôle (NE)

 

 

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