'unpolished'   young design from poland 'unpolished'   young design from poland
sep 17, 2009

'unpolished' young design from poland

‘duporet’ by poor design made with OSB board image © designboom

curated by pawel grobelny and agnieszka jacobson – cielecka the exhibition ‘unpolished – young design from poland’ presents the works of 16 polish designers and groups.

in poland there is limited access to modern materials and technologies. therefore designers use inexpensive, natural and easily available materials such as wood, OSB and MDF, felt or recycled materials. they mainly produce their work themselves or with the help of local craftsmen, normally only producing a limited number of copies. the majority of works on display are prototypes, copies or limited series.

the exhibition organised by the polish institute in brussels and the regional museum in stalowa wola (poland) is being held at pierre berge and associes as part of brussels design september 09. the show will be on view until october 2, 2009.

‘duporet’ by poor design made with OSB board

‘trunks’ by malafor’ cross cut oak and acid resistant steel image © designboom

‘trunks’ by malafor’ cross cut oak and acid resistant steel image © designboom

‘log radio’ by gogo design made from pine beam image © designboom

‘log radio’ by gogo design image © designboom

‘log radio’ by gogo design

‘log clock’ by gogo design

portable usb memory stick by poor design made with wood and wire image © designboom

portable usb memory stick by poor design made with wood and wire

‘the radio’ by kosmos project made with oak wood

‘bench under pressure’ by oskar zieta pressure deformed  st3s sheet metal image © designboom

‘bench under pressure’ by oskar zieta image © designboom

‘introverted vase’ by magda trzcionka image © designboom

‘introverted vase’ by magda trzcionka

‘melt bottle’ by agnes bar borosilicate glass, hand formed with gas burner image © designboom

‘melt bottle’ by agnes bar

‘group vase’ by agnes bar image © designboom

‘group vase’ by agnes bar image © designboom

‘group vase’ by agnes bar

‘qooqoo lamp’ by moomoo made with steel and plastic image © designboom

‘qooqoo lamp’ by moomoo made with steel and plastic image © designboom

‘milk product lamp’ by dbwt made with recycled plastic yoghurt bottles image © designboom

‘milk product lamp’ by dbwt image © designboom

pawel grobelny inflating ‘lullably lamp’ image © designboom

‘lullaby lamp’ by  puff buff design inflatable pvc and stainless steel image © designboom

‘perch lamp’ by agnieska lasota made with plexiglass and silk ribbons

‘perch lamp’ by agnieska lasota image © designboom

pawel grobelny and agnieszka jacobson – the curators image © designboom

  • interesting. i especially like the ideas for lamps.
    can i test them at home =)

    iMagot says:
  • yes, me too. I will start collecting empty yogurt bottles 🙂

    Mel says:

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