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"Molded nature" workshop

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news/molded-nature-workshop | posted: 11.09.09

During this year’s workshop at Boisbuchet we have been giving shape to semi-fabricated biopolymers - for example by casting, vacuum forming or extruding the materials. Regards to the participants, the sponsors and the staff.
 

Link / Article on Architonic
Link / www.boisbuchet.org
Link / www.jakob-winter.de
Link / www.fkur.de
Link / www.swiss-composite.ch
Link / www.saropack.ch
Link / www.bioresin.de
Know-how transfer / molded-nature

Dingsboom

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news/dingsboom | posted: 26.05.09

Good news for those of us who are feed up with daily bad news. Introducing DINGSBOOM, a lighthearted project reflecting the current state of the world, to which we contributed the revolving mirror TURN AROUND.

Link / www.dingsboom.ch
Link / buy online from designselection.ch
Link / buy offline at einzigart

Flying Carpet ready to take off

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news/flying-carpet-ready-take | posted: 25.05.09

For the German theater festival "Theaterformen" we designed a flying carpet that overspreads the Festival Centre based in the courtyard of the Staatstheater Hannover. The flying carpet will take off on the 10th of June and fly until the 21st. During that period the Festival Centre with it's cafe, bar and stage will host bands, DJ's, artists, performers and last but not least the visitors, wellcome!

Link / www.theaterformen.de
Unique / Flying carpet

After Stockholm

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news/after-stockholm | posted: 02.03.09

Speech at the "After Stockholm" event at Kontorrama in Oslo. Together with Ross Lovegrove, FURNID and Andreas Störiko.
5. March 2009, 17:00
Kontorrama, Brynsengfaret 6, 0667 Oslo

Link / www.kontorrama.no
Serial / Spinnaker
Know-how transfer / lectures

Architonic Product Letter

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news/architonic-product-letter | posted: 06.01.09

Producing plastics from renewable raw materials is nothing new, but in spite of this the overall proportion of biopolymers is still relatively low. Swiss designer Beat Karrer has for some time now been researching new processing methods which are aimed at increasing the prospects for the use of biodegradable plastics on an industrial scale. We have been able to take a look at his laboratory. Read the Architonic Product Letter:

Link / www.architonic.com

Furniture of the year

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news/furniture-year | posted: 21.10.08

DUO shelf designed for "Röthlisberger Kollektion" is one of the ten pieces that are nominated for the award "Furniture of the year 2008" organized by the Swiss magazin "Raum und Wohnen". You can see all the selected products online and - of course - vote for your favoured one.

Link / www.raum-und-wohnen.ch
Link / www.roethlisberger.ch
Serial / Duo

Superstudio at the Orgatec

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news/superstudio-orgatec | posted: 28.09.08

Ballfinger lighting presents Superstudio at Orgatec in Cologne. October 21st to 25th, hall 08.1, stand B071. Welcome!

Link / www.ballfingerlighting.com
Serial / Superstudio

"Manufactured nature" workshop

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news/manufactured-nature-workshop | posted: 26.08.08

From August 10th to 16th Annina and Beat tought another Summer Workshop in collaboration with Vitra Design Museum. Warm thanks to the 23 participants from 11 different countries who joined us on our journey into the exploration of new materials.

Link / www.boisbuchet.org
Know-how transfer / "Manufactured nature"
 

Seen in Hong Kong

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news/seen-hong-kong | posted: 18.06.08

Unfortunately we're not able to translate this article, but have a look at the graphics and the pictures. For a detailed view, please see the pdf-document below.

Serial / Nightshade
Serial / Rotor
Serial / Spinnaker
File / Article U-Magazine 104.pdf

Design Deutschland at the museum

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news/design-deutschland-museum | posted: 14.04.08

The exhibition "Design Deutschland" including DO IT YOURSHELF is now shown at the "Neues Museum" in Nürnberg. 25. July - 5.Oct. 2008, Opening 24. July

Link / Neues museum nürnberg
Link / www.german-design-council.de
Serial / Do it yourshelf
Exhibition / Design Deutschland

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