saint etienne biennale 08: 5.5 designers at 'flight number ten'
 
saint etienne biennale 08: 5.5 designers at 'flight number ten' saint etienne biennale 08: 5.5 designers at 'flight number ten'
nov 20, 2008

saint etienne biennale 08: 5.5 designers at 'flight number ten'

‘eye cloning’ lamps are designed after your eye color image © designboom

seen earlier this year at milan design week, 5.5 designers presented their ‘cloning’ project in saint-étienne as part of the ‘flight number ten’ exhibition. the project is inspired from the medical techniques of cloning, with the aesthetic of the collection drawing from one’s body. the shapes of the objects are a result of a process which takes data from your physical characteristics such as your eye color, haircut, weight, body mensurations and transforms this personal information into objects.

‘posture cloning’ indicates how an individual sits in a chair image © designboom

‘mensuration cloning’ – a vase is shaped according to one’s body measurements image © designboom

a card is filled out with personal data according what part of the body you want cloned into an object image © designboom

‘finger cloning’ – cup handles are made according to one’s fingerprints image © designboom

‘hairdress cloning’ is a comb which is designed from someone’s haircut image © designboom

‘weight cloning’ pillows are based on an individual’s weight image © designboom

‘cloning profile mirror’, shaped in the silhouette of your profile image © designboom

‘skin cloning’ wallpaper made from an image of someone’s skin image © designboom

‘skin cloning’ wallpaper with blood spots image © designboom

‘size cloning’ clothing racks that are made according to one’s body measurements image © designboom

jean-sébastien blanc of 5.5 designers portrait © designboom

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5.5 designers at milan design week 2008

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5.5 designers: http://www.cinqcinqdesigners.com saint-étienne international design biennale: http://biennalesaint-etienne.citedudesign.com cité du design: http://www.citedudesign.com

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