fabrica: 'shifting perspective' at the venice architecture biennale fabrica: 'shifting perspective' at the venice architecture biennale
aug 03, 2010

fabrica: 'shifting perspective' at the venice architecture biennale

‘shifting perspective’, a collection of objects presented by fabrica at the venice architecture biennale 2010 all images courtesy of fabrica

treviso, italy-based creative lab fabrica will be presenting its latest assembly of objects at the venice architecture biennale this year. entitled ‘shifting perspective’, the exhibition will be comprised of two collections showing at the guadagni showroom.

‘down side up’ explores the medium that lies between experimentation and consumption. each design challenges the role of the shape, volume, direction and orientation of an object in varying its function and interpretation. by adding a few fundamental accessories such as legs, handles, hooks or hands, a simple basic wood unit is transformed into something completely new.

for ‘the riot act’ collection, 12 designers from fabrica were given an identical ceramic cylinder to work with. through a process of modification and addition of new elements, each design outcome reinterprets the form and function of the simple material.

‘grandfather clock’ down side up collection

‘desk’ down side up collection

‘shelves’ down side up collection

‘tall stool’ down side up collection

‘long cupboard’ down side up collection

‘glass cabinet’ down side up collection

‘large glass cabinet’ down side up collection

‘storage bench’ down side up collection

‘small stool’ down side up collection

‘beside table’ down side up collection

‘tall cupboard’ down side up collection

‘the cut’ by jaeun park the riot act collection

‘angled’ by jaeun park the riot act collection

‘forbidden vase’ by myriam maguire the riot act collection

‘the english gent’ by philip bone the riot act collection

‘vase flower’ by elliott burford the riot act collection

‘photo slip’ by gustavo millon the riot act collection

‘whip’ by isabel abreu the riot act collection

‘cage’ by valentina carretta the riot act collection

‘ticking flowers’ by yukihiro kaneuchi the riot act collection

‘chain lock’ by marta celso the riot act collection

all the objects shown in the collections will be available for purchase at the guadagni showroom.

  • Very nice work there!
    Very good design.

    Kanceis says:

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