tobias juretzek: rememberme for casamania
 
tobias juretzek: rememberme for casamania tobias juretzek: rememberme for casamania
apr 15, 2011

tobias juretzek: rememberme for casamania

‘rememberme’ by tobias juretzek for casamania image © designboom

german designer tobias juretzek has developed ‘rememberme’ for italian furniture brand casamania presented on the occasion of milan design week 2011.

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‘rememberme’ is a project about appreciation, relationships, separation and the notion of continuous reinvention. made from old clothing garments such as jeans, t-shirts etc., the chair addresses our current societal issues of sustainability and recycling, giving the, what would have been discarded garments, new life.

detail of the compressed garments image © designboom

the wear and use of clothes gives the chairs a vibrant story. with ‘rememberme’, the personality of the clothes live on, acting as something like a three-dimensional, contemporary quilt, giving new expression to the materials, their original shape and life story.

detail image © designboom

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back of one of the chairs image © designboom

seat detail image © designboom

installation view of ‘rememberme’ chairs on display at the milan fairgrounds image © designboom

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  • can you sit on them?

    jb says:
  • I want to know also. Are these functional?

    Dominic says:
  • Probably are via the use of some sustainable resin I’m sure

    jj says:
  • can u post up how this was done?

    pandy says:
  • Super! I want one!

    MArtin says:
  • I would think you can sit on them, but the fact that this is art, I would not do so.

    Mrs. Wireless says:
  • I have seen them in DMY last year, and yes you can seat on them. I think there a made from diping the cloth in a resin (like any carbon or glass fiber process) and compress in a mold

    raphili says:
  • yes, you can sit oon them.

    Emilio says:
  • why not give the cloths to someone who needs? thats what i do…
    Is this design? ok ok..

    Luís Pedro Almeida says:

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