1. WAH (We Are Here) aims to introduce contemporary design that is telling stories of different designers and how they research in their direct environment. Rather then focusing only on function and shapes, WAH's projects start from a narrative connotation, taking in consideration the “storytelling” of specific people and places. The short movie entitled 'Narrative Design' shows three stories of object that have find a relation with the specific surrounding of the Schio's territory.

    Accordingly, the Design Store initiated in Italy during the Schio Design Festival 2012 by graduates from the Design Academy Eindhvoven. In this peculiar context, WAH initiated a dialogue between local associations and designers using the significance of the industrial and natural heritage as a locus of culture and innovation. WAH's activities have included exhibitions (Fabbrica Saccardo) and performative events (Time to Play).

    If you wish to see and learn more about them, go to : http://www.wah-store.eu

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  2. WAH (We Are Here) aims to introduce contemporary design that is telling stories of different designers and how they research in their direct environment. Rather then focusing only on function and shapes, WAH's projects start from a narrative connotation, taking in consideration the “storytelling” of specific people and places.'3'Age' is a lighting collection that tributes the past textile industries of Schio, in the North East of Italy. These industries left a cultural and economic heritage in the territory. In order to re-evaluate their memory the conic metallic spool is taken as illustrative figure for the creation of a lamp.

    Accordingly, the Design Store was initiated in Italy during the Schio Design Festival 2012 by graduates from the Design Academy Eindhvoven. In this peculiar context, WAH initiated a dialogue between local associations and designers using the significance of the industrial and natural heritage as a locus of culture and innovation. WAH's activities have included exhibitions (Fabbrica Saccardo) and performative events (Time to Play).

    If you wish to see and learn more about them, go to : http://www.wah-store.eu

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  3. WAH (We Are Here) aims to introduce contemporary design that is telling stories of different designers and how they research in their direct environment. Rather then focusing only on function and shapes, WAH's projects start from a narrative connotation, taking in consideration the “storytelling” of specific people and places. 'Learn to Unlearn' invites the user to re-experience the original concept of functionality in design objects. For example, a precarious two-legged stool encourages to rethink the act of sitting. Thus ambiguous objects aims to overthrow the unconscious learned behaviour governing our perception.

    Accordingly, the Design Store was initiated in Italy during the Schio Design Festival 2012 by graduates from the Design Academy Eindhvoven. In this peculiar context, WAH initiated a dialogue between local associations and designers using the significance of the industrial and natural heritage as a locus of culture and innovation. WAH's activities have included exhibitions (Fabbrica Saccardo) and performative events (Time to Play).

    If you wish to see and learn more about them, go to : http://www.wah-store.eu

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  4. WAH (We Are Here) aims to introduce contemporary design that is telling stories of different designers and how they research in their direct environment. Rather then focusing only on function and shapes, WAH's projects start from a narrative connotation, taking in consideration the “storytelling” of specific people and places.'River Raincoat' is a raincoat that find a symbiosis with the water element. Every year in the Netherlands, cities along the rivers face problems caused by flooding. The water streams used to drag enormous amount of floating plastic on the mainland. Sallé-Osselin has collected this plastic to recycle it into a textile called Tyvek, where the designer printed an infographic about the safeguard of fluvial environments.

    Accordingly, the Design Store initiated in Italy during the Schio Design Festival 2012 by graduates from the Design Academy Eindhoven. In this peculiar context, WAH initiated a dialogue between local associations and designers using the significance of the industrial and natural heritage as a locus of culture and innovation. WAH's activities have included exhibitions (Fabbrica Saccardo) and performative events (Time to Play).

    If you wish to see and learn more about them, go to : http://www.wah-store.eu

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WAH (We Are Here) aims to introduce contemporary design that is telling stories of different designers and how they research in their direct environment. Rather then focusing only on function and shapes, WAH's projects start from a narrative connotation,…


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WAH (We Are Here) aims to introduce contemporary design that is telling stories of different designers and how they research in their direct environment. Rather then focusing only on function and shapes, WAH's projects start from a narrative connotation, taking in consideration the “storytelling” of specific people and places. The short movie entitled 'Narrative Design' shows three stories of object that have find a relation with the specific surrounding of the Schio territory.

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