Tuesday, September 11, 2007

London Design Festival Preview: [re]design

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The not-for-profit organization [re]design (for designers who don't want to make landfill) are back this year presenting a selection of sixteen sustainable seats. Previous shows have been inspiring with a strong DIY ethos utilizing found objects industrial waste and much consideration given to the end of the products life-cycle. They're also conducting a series workshops at the Royal Festival Hall.

Core77 caught up with one of the founders Sarah Johnson :

Who are you presenting this year?
SIT UP Sixteen Sustainable Seats:
Alt Chair - Aaron Moore
Bourke's Luck - Ryan Frank
C10 - David Colwell
Cocochair - Alessandro Zampieri
Grown up stool - Christopher Cattle
Ib pop - Blue Marmalade
Joy - Orangebox
Max - Reestore
Once a door - Claire Heather
Poly-morph Chair - Lou Rota
RD4S - Cohda
REEE - Pli design
Rocking Sheep - Sam Murat
Teddy Bag - Andrew Millar
Tetris - WEmake
Your Stool 2 - Ryuichi Tabu
[re]design workshops
Hosted by Barley Massey, David Stovell, WEmake and the [re]design team.

What are you most excited to check out at the festival?
designersblock is always a pleasure

What's your best insider tip for visitors during their stay?
Crystal Palace - 57 places to eat, great view, big park and a campsite...

Exhibition Details
100% Design
Earls Court London
20-23 September, 2007
Thur: 10-9, Fri: 10-7, Sat: 10-6, Sun: 11-6

[re]design workshops
Royal Festival Hall, Southbank
15-16, 22-23 September, 2007 (10-6)

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