Kvadrat Maharam has curated a collection of one-off installation pieces, made by a bevvy of international designers, for an installation as part of Melbourne Design Week.
March 23rd, 2018
My Canvas is an installation that was formed after Kvadrat invited designers to create art pieces using its Canvas textile. Initially launched at London Design Festival in 2017, Melbourne has been fortunate to display seven of the works.
The Canvas textile, designed by Giulio Ridolfo, who has been collaborating with Kvadrat for 13 years, became the single departure point for the global mix of designers. Each designer has taken a vastly different and creative approach, but as a collection, the only continual thread is, in fact, the fabric used.
The exhibition showcases the talent of a global, cross-disciplinary design approach.
On display for Melbourne Design Week, the nine pieces include:
Christien Meindertsma (Netherlands) with Pigeon Service
Atelier Max Lipsey (Netherlands) with Woven Bench
Maria Jeglinska (Poland) with Background(s)
BCXSY (Netherlands) with Catwalk Bench
GamFratesi (Denmark) with MASK
Butternutten AG (Germany) with The Principles of Hiding
Teruhiro Yanagihara (Japan) with Gravity
To launch the installation, Kvadrat Maharam threw a special lunch, followed by an opening exhibition. Emma Elizabeth helped curate and install the exhibition along with styling for the events, while Cecelia Fox made a beautiful floral table display.
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