rolf sachs smart car 'sprinkle' rolf sachs smart car 'sprinkle'
mar 30, 2010

rolf sachs smart car 'sprinkle'

‘sprinkle’

london-based designer rolf sachs as teamed up with smart car for a special presentation in zona tortona during milan design week 2010. the result of the collaboration is smart car fortwo ‘sprinkle’ which utilizes sachs’ distinctive splashing and marking technique to create a customized, free spirited and individual car with vivid colors and paint splatters, that even includes his hand-print. sachs’ artistic approach is continued on the car’s interior, which is upholstered in grey felt and peppered with blue, green, red and yellow buttons. elements of the dashboards have been splashed with paint. each ‘sprinkle’ comes with a range of accessories: vanity mirror, personalized voodoo doll (with sharp pencils to exercise potential road rage) and paper clips, which can be attached to the magnetic dashboard. the interior aims to create a ‘lived-in’ space rather than a conventional car interior.

the smart car fortwo ‘sprinkle’ draws on sachs’ passion for art and the human element which is often found in his work.

‘the new ‘sprinkle’ incorporates a free and unconstrained design philosophy. I love humour and I think it is a very important thing in life which automatically gets translated into my pieces. I like to add a twinkle in the eye and a smile on one’s face.‘ – RS

side view

front view

detail

interior view

interior view

sachs will also be presenting a new collection of limited edition furniture and lighting at studio visconti during milan design week 2010, in an exhibition entitled ‘flawless/imperfection’. ‘frank’, 2010 armchair studio piece 70 x 82 x 100 cm pine wood, hessian, cotton, metal springs, natural spring, coconut hair

‘dirty thoughts’, 2009 armchair 80 x 55 x 45 cm carbon fibre, kevlar, bonding resing, paints edition of 7

‘dirty thoughts’, 2009 armchair 80 x 55 x 45 cm carbon fibre, kevlar, bonding resing, paints edition of 7

rolf sachs’ invitation

  • the car is very VERY ugly!

    swamy says:
  • HELLO 1980’S!

    therris says:
  • A little to much predictable!
    I prefer mine , I did it for Mercedes-Benz France and after In Vancouver (I’m the first North American to design a Smart in Canada)…Be curious!

    SOKAZO says:
  • this is a happy car… i dig it.

    doeraymefarsewlateadoe says:
  • am i the only one to whom what follows happend more than once?

    “hum yeah, nice poster design but could you please make it more creative…like with paint splats all over?”

    i like the interiors of the smart and it’s not like all the rest in this post is unpleasant to look at but i just HATE paint splatts. i think they are the stereotype of creativity for whoever is not creative at all

    Randy says:
  • Funky vehicle. Like it. Would be great to see on the street d;-)

    Jetwax says:

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