repair is beautiful collection by paulo goldstein
 
repair is beautiful collection by paulo goldstein repair is beautiful collection by paulo goldstein
nov 19, 2012

repair is beautiful collection by paulo goldstein

‘repair is beautiful’ collection by paulo goldstein

 

 

‘repair is beautiful’ by brazilian designer paulo goldstein began with the idea of solving frustration. a broken object delivers frustration because it doesn’t achieve its functionality, but the same principle applies to a broken system that caused the financial crisis, which has affected our lives since 2008.

 

in a time of uncertainty, taking things into our own hands and having the feeling of control back can be very therapeutic. the project aims to give back this feeling of control – by scaling down a major society problem to a human size and projecting problems upon broken objects that can be repaired through design and craftsmanship. the final outcome is a collection of intriguingly repaired objects imbued with new meaning and functionality. the once rejected objects reflect the environment that created them and call us to question our society as a whole.

 

 

repaired anglepoise

 

 

 

 

repaired anglepoise

 

 

repaired headphone

 

 

repaired director’s chair

 

 

repaired director’s chair

 

 

repaired iPod shuffle

 

 

repaired iPod shuffle

 

 

repaired iPod and headphone being tested

 

 

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