rolf sachs studio visit
 
rolf sachs studio visit
sep 27, 2010

rolf sachs studio visit

designer rolf sachs portrait © designboom

on the occasion of london design week 2010, rolf sachs opened his studio doors, located on top of an old victorian bus station in south london, to the public.

rolf sachs studio visit general view of the studio image © designboom

through his work, the swiss-born designer / artist celebrates everyday, mundane objects, turning them a bit on their heads by taking them out of their usual context. he reinterprets them in an experimental manner which reflects his passion for surrealism, humor and functionalism.

presented at his studio was a selection of limited edition furniture and lighting designs, recent prototypes and one-off pieces from early as 1999.

rolf sachs studio visit ‘light house’, 2010 floor lamp prototype 150 x 60 x 30 cm wooden stand, mirrored glass dome, straps, flex, electrics image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit ‘dirty thoughts’, 2009 armchair carbon fibre, kevlar, bonding resin, paints 80 x 55 x 45 cm edition of 7 image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit sample materials and experimental prototypes image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit image board of ‘dome lights’ series, ‘chemie’ light series and ‘wild emperor’ photographic project image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit ‘chemie’ light series, 2010 adjustable table or pendant lights prototypes for edition image © designboom

the series of lights utilize large glass flasks typically used in a chemistry lab, transforming them into light shades.

rolf sachs studio visit image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit ‘chemie’ light series image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit ‘chemie no.2’ 2010 table or pendant light prototype for edition amberised borosilicate glass, cork, flex, electrics 28 x 16 cm image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit ‘inseper-able’, 2010 sofa table ash wood, felt cheap 26 x 160 x 50 cm edition 12 image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit chair prototypes and designs image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit one part of ‘ginger & fred’, 2010 pair of armchairs studio piece pine wood, hessian, cotton, metal springs, natural fibres, wadding, fabric paint 80 x 80 x 90 cm image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit view looking out the studio image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit ‘tales & stores’ wall panels, 2010 studio piece upholstered beech frames with obscure objects and paint marks 80 x 80 x 20 cm image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit more lighting designs image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit studio ‘board room’ image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit inside the ‘board room’ image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit new ‘dome lights’, 2010 image © designboom

earlier this year, gabrielle amman // gallery presented four of sachs’ new limited edition curiosities – ‘dome lights’ at design / miami basel 2010.

rolf sachs studio visit one contains an owl while the other has a anatomical model of  a heart image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit ‘the every day objects which sachs uses for experimenttaion on display image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit ‘chip on the shoulder’, 1999 chair granite stone, beech 70 X 36 X 46 edition of 6image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit ‘frank’, 2010  armchair studio piece pine wood, hessian, cotton, metal springs, natural fibres & wadding, textile paint 70 x 82 x 90 image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit ‘frank’ arm chair (profile) image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit chemistry vessels image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit experimnents with chemical mixing vessels image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit kitchen image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit rolf sachs studio image © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit rolf sachs portrait © designboom

rolf sachs studio visit outisde the studio image © designboom

  • This is a beautiful and pleasant.

    morteza
  • definitely, I love his work

    no-words

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    http://pakimaki.tumblr.com
  • in a good way

    eccentric
  • I love it! intuition! intuition! intuition!

    flickr.com/diogotomazzi

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