During this year’s Cologne fine art weekend, Designer’s gallery will showcase the works of Amsterdam-based designer Satyendra Pakhalé.
Strongly influenced by his Indian roots, Pakhalé’s creations are an artful blend of fine Indian traditions and craftsmanship with state-of-the-art technology and materials.
‘Moooi: Design is the Unexpected Welcome’ is a humorous typographic animation which raises some very pertinent, as well as a few entertaining questions, on design, as an industry, profession and commodity.
Is it a cocaine fuelled ego trip industry about to crash and burn? Are we actually talented or are we just bad at doing everything else, and what in fact is a good design?
Recent Bauhaus University graduate, Hannes Grebin, has come up with a series of designs that challenge the norms and traditions of the typical german living-room.
Focused on the ideas of comfort, the german based designer has devised a series of furnishings including an outlandish Wing Chair and revised version of a ceiling lamp.
Konrad Adenauer Ufer 3 / am Rhein, Cologne
Forming part of the Design Week Cologne, Designers Fair presents “How’s it going? Theoretical Discussions”.
Starting at 3pm Prof. Gerda Breuer (Art and Design History, Bergische Universität Wuppertal) and Petra Engelke (freelance journalist) will discuss the much debated issue: Art versus Design.
Vintage 1960's Armchairs designed and manufactured in the UK. Square
plywood frame with polished aluminium sides. Leather cushions. Two
available. Matching sofa available.
A vintage 1960's Sofa designed and manufactured in the UK. Square plywood
frame with polished aluminium sides. Leather cushions. Matching chairs
The sophisticated nature of the monolith embodies the sensuality of a sculpture with the functionality of a table.
At first sight this sculpture seems mysterious and requires some explanation; that with a simple movement it unfolds into a dining table for ten and ten dining chairs.