the dock at london design week 09 preview
 
the dock at london design week 09 preview the dock at london design week 09 preview
sep 15, 2009

the dock at london design week 09 preview

the dock is an emporium of creative talent, a show curated by tom dixon , sponsored by derwent london. among the many designers on show are …

berlin based ‘the t-shirt issue‘ by mashallah design and linda kostowski. birds and their shining feathers, which always have been a universal symbol for beauty. the installation ‘drop down bird’ consists of three to four digitally designed garments works by systematically reducing the geometric shells of the pieces.

t-shirts that present sewing patterns from 3D-bodyscans. the ‘human’ form is turned into polygons, translated into 2D files and used to laser cut the fabric. design by mashallah design and linda kostowski

‘no 419′ of the series’the t-shirt issue’, design by mashallah design and linda kostowski — ‘cordula’ by german designer stephanie jasny is the crossbred of a spotlight and a cable reel. ten meters of cable allow distant positioning from the power socket.

‘cordula’ by stephanie jasny ‘cordula’ by stephanie jasny

‘pyrus’ mono material paper pulp lights by german designer mark braun

‘xylophone bin’ by dominic wilcox

UK designer dominic wilcox will show ‘field’, an installation that aims to make a connection between the products we consume and the natural world to which they ultimately return. using hundreds of shoes from ethical shoe company terra plana, wilcox has applied a touch of magic to the laces as they rise up in unison and grow towards the window’s light, (no images available yet).

when the pedal is pressed the lid opens, releasing a ball that travels down a ‘helterskelter’ set of xylophone steps around the bin. each time the ball hits a step, a note is played.

‘patches’ 4 tables

the german designer judith seng is decon-structing the idea of a table as a table

‘rise’ judith seng confronts the manufacturing of perfect surfaces by destructing them within the same object —

‘beach ball’ lamp by london interior studio toby house

‘beach ball’ lamp by studio toby house

‘slight’ lights, ‘go home australia’ stool and ‘SYP’ low tables by australian industrial designer ben mccarthy

‘launch stool’, ‘go home australia’ by ben mccarthy

‘launch stool’, ‘go home australia’ by ben mccarthy first sample out of mould

‘SYP’ tables by ben mccarthy

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