Grid
2016
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Grid

Grid translate a wire grid from displays for shops and stores into an object for home use. Tubes form the frame of the metal grid and a clothing rail - so that the object can be used in the bathroom or sleeping area as clothes valet or in the hallway and living area as coat rack.

 

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Material: Powder-coated steel

Dimensions: W 55 D 45 H 168 cm

    123
    2016
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    123

     123 is a series of tables comprising a side table, a bistro table and a bar table. The table can be configured to be made entirely of steel, wood or different combinations of the materials. »ABC, it’s easy as 123«, goes The Jackson 5’s signature song – and the same applies to the new ECHTSTAHL series of tables.

     

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    Producer: Echtstahl

    Material: Coated steel, maple wood

    Dimensions:

    Side table: 45 x 45 H 42 cm
    Bistro table: 65 x 65 H 74 cm
    Stand table: 55 x 55 H 110 cm

    Assistant: Roman Weil

      ABC
      2016
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      ABC

      ABC is an modular coat rack system, whose name is inspired by The Jackson 5 song ABC. Just as the song teaches the alphabet with apparent ease, the coat rack system is characterised by effortless playfulness. It offers different configuration options allowing users to create their own vocabulary.

       

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      Producer: Echtstahl

      Material: Coated steel, maple wood

      Dimensions: H 8,5 T 3 L 50 / 80 cm

      Assistant: Roman Weil

        Funktion Schnitt
        2016
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        Funktion Schnitt

        Shirts by Funktion Schnitt are characterized by their fittings and the material they are made of. This two core competences where the main issues for the store design. The frontal presentation of the shirts show the colours and the fittings. By touching the base material, which is presented on wall consoles and platforms in the store, it can be studied and with this the function of the different textiles become better understandable.

         

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        Client: Funktion Schnitt

        Location: Köln, Ehrenstraße 84

        Assistant: Baptiste Lambert

          Twist
          2016
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          Twist

          Stability through torsion – the structure made of twisted flat rods forms the base frame of the Twist side table. Two times three elements create a rigid, stable structure which, thanks to the twisting, nevertheless appears light and delicate. The table communicates portability. It can be used flexibly in the most varied of spaces and continually interacts in new ways with other items of furniture and objects.

           

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          Material: Powder-coated steel

          Dimensions: Ø 40 H 60 cm

          Assistant: Baptiste Lambert

            Funktionsraum
            2016
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            Funktionsraum

            At the Funktionsraum exhibition, Designer Thomas Schnur and photographer Sven Lützenkirchen juxtapose furniture and photographic pieces, this giving rise to associative cross references that allow new perspectives on their work.

             

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            Website: funktionsraum.com

            Location: Köln, Körnerstraße 48


             

              Stand up
              2015
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              2015
              Stand up

              At one time an integral part of people’s kitchens, the wash area gradually evolved over time into a separate self-contained room. Now though we are increasingly seeing bathrooms moving back into the living areas. The Stand up collection features a universal design that deliberately avoids aligning itself with one specific location. Instead, the collection embraces the notion of using furniture flexibly throughout the home. The side table can stand in the shower, or equally next to your sofa, while the curtain can screen off the shower or also serve as a suspended living room partition. The platforms and compartments of the plateau stands make personal items accessible at a convenient height to users when they are standing up.

               

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              Material: Powder-coated steel,

              oak wood, waterproof linen

              Assistant: Roman Weil

                Station
                2015
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                Station

                Station is an object between cable drum and side table. The furniture has an open structure which evokes associations of a tool. The front case is a deposition for tablet, mobile phone or magazines. The container on the back offers space for a multiple plug. An extension cable can be winded around the base frame. Color and form of the object respond to the language of combinable technical products and cables. In this way the object act as go-betweens of device, furniture and living space.

                 

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                Material: Powder-coated steel

                Dimensions: W 27 D 37 H 60 cm

                Assistant: Roman Weil

                  Gravity
                  2014
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                  2014
                  Gravity

                  Gravity rethinks the idea of a wardrobe, starting at its essential elements. In a balance of forces the bended metal tube is held in its position only by a cord string - this string is fixed to the wall by two metal hooks.

                   

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                  Producer: Nomess Copenhagen

                  Material: Metal tube, cord string

                  Dimensions: W 92 D 30 cm

                  Assistant: Thomas Galletley

                    Construct Table
                    2014
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                    2014
                    Construct Table

                    The idea of the Construct Table is to trace the table back to its construction to subsequently rethink it through a factory. This approach leads to a table which reminds of the classic bistro table and simultaneously communicates its fabrication in sheet metal. The side table consists of a round table top and three identically constructed parts which are laser cut out of 3mm sheet metal. Afterwards the parts are fixed through spot-welding.

                     

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                    Producer: Coming soon

                    Material: Sheet steel

                    Dimensions: Ø 40 H 60 cm

                    Assistant: Thomas Galletley

                      Felt Stool
                      2014
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                      Felt Stool

                      The thought to design a stool in polyester-fibre-fleece came through the fascination for the material and its processing possibilities. It has a pleasant haptic and is both noise-reduced and sound absorbing. The seating surface of the ‘felt stool’ is round and communicates mobility in all directions. Its ground is square and generates stability and orientation in the room.

                       

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                      Material: polyester-fibre-fleece

                      Dimensions: Ø 27 / 37 x H 42 cm

                      Assistant: Kévin Anthoine-Milhomme

                        Standard
                        2014
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                        Standard

                        One standard solid oak plate as starting material is sawed into single components leaving almost no waste. The vertical and horizontal arrangement of these poles, ledges and boards results into a construction where junctions are glued at the sides and screwed at the fronts. These alternate layers ensure a dismantlement without an impairment of the stability. Standard is a shelf system. Its form stands down to be a functional utility space for the user's personal things.

                         

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                        Material: Oak Wood

                        Dimensions: W 76 D 41 H 180 cm

                        Assistant: Kévin Anthoine-Milhomme

                          Signs
                          2014
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                          2014
                          Signs

                          Traffic signs are pointing images whose meaning needs to be learned by anybody who moves on streets. This way and Stop take up the symbolism of these omnipresent signs and transform the products of the public space into objects of the private interieur. Stop sign and driving direction become wall mirrors. The driving direction features a special characteristic: It‘s rotatable in all directions.

                           

                          Details Producer: details, produkte + ideen
                          Material: Mirror
                          Dimensions: Ø 50 cm
                          Assistant: Kévin Anthoine-Milhomme
                            Objects and the Factory
                            2014
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                            Objects and the Factory

                            The factory stands for a place that today became something of a rarity. Formerly, at the beginning of the industrialisation, the factory initiated the modern serial production. Mostly on the brink of the city, people were working in physical contact with the material and machines. Today modern fabrics and production halls remind increasingly on laboratories. Technical precision and the quantity of robots control the halls. Also Köln-Ehrenfeld was formerly a working district. Today the factories and manufacturers are disappearing; The production halls are turning into ateliers and agency facilities.

                             

                            Curated and organised by Karoline Fesser, Kai Linke and Thomas Schnur

                              Pop-up Store
                              2014
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                              Pop-up Store

                              pinqponq backpacks celebrate urban life. This approach is also revealed in the design of the pinqponq pop-up store. Striking white arrow-shaped stripes applied to one door and two windows bring to mind road signs and these lead visitors intuitively through the store. The table-tennis table evokes Sunday afternoons spent in the park. And the wooden bench woos you over to sit and watch the world go by. This outdoor furniture provides the setting for the actual main attraction here – the backpacks. These are displayed on the walls, almost as if strapped to the backs of invisible passers-by at the heart of this urban microcosm.

                               

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                              Client: pinqponq

                              Location: Köln, Brüsseler Straße

                              Assistant: Kévin Anthoine-Milhomme

                                Rubber Lamp
                                2013
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                                Rubber Lamp

                                Rubber Lamp is created by the interest in the in and outside of products. The table lamp consists of two parts: the construction inside (flexible steel rod, switch and electricity components) and the heat resistant silicone outside. The cover protects the inner components and gives the lamp an organic and warm attitude.

                                 

                                Details

                                Material: Heat-resistant silicone

                                Dimensions: Ø 11,5 H 34 cm

                                  Barrier
                                  2013
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                                  Barrier

                                  The Barrier screen is a lightweight, nestable, free standing screen. Available in 2 simple size options Barrier can be used to divide a space, absorb sound and add colour, texture and graphic landscape to an interior. The screens are easily hand carry able and can be stacked together when not in use. With almost endless options of fabric colours and textures.

                                   

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                                  Material: Metal, Felt

                                  Dimensions: W 140 D 36,5 H 150 cm

                                   

                                    Hook up
                                    2012
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                                    Hook up

                                    18 hooks wind their way around a metal rod that is embedded in a round steel base. The coat stand Hook-up saves space and also material: Since all basic components are threaded they themselves serve as the connecting elements. The hooks are screwed in the rod, and the rod is screwed in the metal base.

                                     

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                                    Producer: ex-t

                                    Material: Metal

                                    Dimensions: Ø 30 H 165 cm

                                    Assistant: Felix Angermeyer

                                      Forest Chair
                                      2012
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                                      Forest Chair

                                      In forests and villages we encounter many utility objects crafted out of tree trunks. Usually the language of these elementary products is formed due to pragmatic reasons. To our industrial informed society these sylvan items often appear rough and solid but also idyllic and indigenous. The structural handling, the transformation, the involvement of the symbolic power of these objects built the core process of developing the Forest Chair.

                                       

                                       

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                                      Gallery: Gallery S. Bensimon

                                      Material: Chestnut wood

                                      Dimensions: W 35 D 45 H 85 cm

                                        Sheet Metal Cabinet
                                        2011
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                                        2011
                                        Sheet Metal Cabinet

                                        The Sheet Metal Cabinet plays with the striking features of two everyday items. One of these is the metal locker with its typical ventilation slits, the other, the frame of a trestle table. What they have in common is the fact that they are made of bent sheet metal. The Sheet Metal Cabinet adopts their character, optimizes their proportions and finally transfers both elements to a new product.

                                         

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                                        Material: Sheet metal

                                        Dimensions: W 60/117 D 28 H 85/89 cm

                                          Rubber Table
                                          2011
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                                          Rubber Table

                                          The drain or plunger is an item, which, though it receives little attention, is actually extremely useful. Rubber Table adopts its idiosyncratic aesthetic and transfers it into a new environment. The rubber plunger has become a table leg – setting in motion a new way of looking at this ambivalent object. Manufactured with dyed foam rubber the color and the surface feel of the original object are preserved.

                                           

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                                          Material: Polyurethanfoam

                                          Dimensions: W 40 D 50 H 35 cm

                                            Holzbank
                                            2010
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                                            Holzbank

                                            Primarily in forests and villages, conventional wooden benches are a common phenomenon. Crafted from untreated tree trunks, every one of them is handmade and unique. Inspired by the honesty and simplicity of this man-made object, this is a bench that in terms of appearance, shape and materials retains the fundamental qualities of the traditional wooden bench. An optimized, standardized processing technique reinterprets the wooden bench and gives it access to the urban environment.

                                             

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                                            Material: Larch wood

                                            Dimensions: W 165 D 50 H 90cm

                                              Bench Chair
                                              2010
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                                              Bench Chair

                                              Benchchair clearly takes its inspiration from the famous Monobloc Chair but puts the associations that any chair evokes into a new context. Its curved shape is contorted into a voluminous body, thereby creating an abstract space, such that observers are confronted with a transformed hybrid.

                                               

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                                              Dimensions: W 130 D 65 H 95cm