the movie made by domosfera.pl
finalist in make me 2011 competition; project awarded in plebiscite by domosfera for a best design in 'make me' contest, exhibitions: Lodz Design Festival 2011, Przetwory 6, Ambiente - Frankfurt am Mein, Unpolished 12- Helsinki, Touluze;
Malgorzata Piotrowska Monika Niezabitowska
Within our scope of work as a design group, we deal with producing furniture based on original furniture from 50s, 60s and 70s. Product design of that time was created with fascination for mass production. Nowadays, we are all over surrounded by mass products – cheap and short-lived. All this makes the user indifferent to the items around them.
Our project is a form of a dialogue with a design from the years 50 -70, a play between form and convention. We use their form, shape but we alter the design process.
This is an experimental line, which covers actions carried out on original furniture from the years 1950-1970. The steel frames of the furniture stripped of primary finishing are cleaned, ground and varnished. The formerly hidden construction is finally retrieved. The seats are made by filling the frames with weaves from modern and industrial materials. The form and function are equal - the construction elements constitute finishing at the same time.
Mechanically produced furniture is transformed, not only changing its image. Mass product becomes REPERSONALIZED.