fogarasi zoltan demeter enlarges pin cushion into soft sofa fogarasi zoltan demeter enlarges pin cushion into soft sofa
jan 17, 2014

fogarasi zoltan demeter enlarges pin cushion into soft sofa

fogarasi zoltan demeter enlarges pin cushion into soft sofa
all images courtesy of fogarasi zoltán demeter




the ‘pinsofa 1’ by hungarian designer fogarasi zoltán demeter is a life-sized interpretation of a pin cushion. the playful piece of furniture refers to one’s inner childlike qualities through the manipulation of scale. the work is based on the idea that enlarged objects have the ability to generate the feeling of being small, to re-imagine the world from a different perspective. treatment the sofa as an abstract piece, the textile and wooden needles serve as its main structural supports. the project was developed in the royal danish academy of fine arts, school of design, under the title: the new textile furniture with the fabric made by kvadrat.


the life-sized interpretation of a pin cushion re-imagines the world from a different perspective



detail of the textile pins sticking out of the sofa


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