studio brichetziegler + students re-design school furniture studio brichetziegler + students re-design school furniture
jul 05, 2013

studio brichetziegler + students re-design school furniture

in situ: studio brichetziegler + students design furniture
all images courtesy of arnaud sabatier + baptiste heller


paris design duo, caroline ziegler and pierre brichet of studio brichetziegler are working with students at jean moulin junior high in montreuil to re-think the traditional classroom and its furniture. the seine-saint-denis general council invited the designers to develop ‘in situ’ over the course of a school year. using essential pieces of furniture, the designers are referencing the teens’ likes and expectations of everyday school objects. the students participated in the project throughout the process, proposing improvements, choosing between drawings and helping to develop prototypes. several objects were created that transform ordinary pieces of furniture, making the overall environment more uplifting and comfortable for both the students and their teachers.



studio brichetziegler re-think the traditional classroom and its furniture



the students – class 3eme a



several objects were created that make the environment more uplifting – including a display wall panelling with an acoustic textile



students participated in the project throughout the process





chair with a coat hanger



the student’s chair is easily stacked


student’s desk with footrest



teacher’s desk



teacher’s cupboard



embroidery clock on the wall panel



detail showing ceiling and black-board paper lamps



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