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Sit On Your Suit

19 Mar
“For me design is a room for exchanging ideas about how we can improve our surroundings. How we experience the spaces and objects in our life. My aim is to create spatial poetry that affects the viewer/user both physically and emotionally but still leave it as an open end.

Light is one of the factors we can add to a space. I think it’s the most important quality for spatial experiences, because it’s something we can influence, to give an improvement of life.” says Fredrik F

ärg. His furniture is one of a kind.He has been inspired by classic menswear,such as suits and dinner jackets that never go out of style.

The project looks to the beauty of those shapes that do not always have to change. He has been inspired by classic menswear, such as suits and dinner jackets that never go out of style. -This is a lasting fashion; he says and refers to today’s trend wear which is often discarded before being worn out.

cover - costume making dresses for old chairs/Photo: Maria Sahlander

cover - costume making dresses for old chairs/Photo: Maria Sahlander

 

By regaining the chairs former conditions and removing the backrests of the chairs, replacing it with a new textile dress/structure of mouldable polyester felt, he makes new “slow fashion” -furniture.

cover - costume making dresses for old chairs/Photo: Maria Sahlander

cover - costume making dresses for old chairs/Photo: Maria Sahlander

A lounge chair inspired by the samurai body armor that was bound together around the body by a repetitive textile structure. Bushido offers a sense of protection and at the same time an outlook of the room you are sitting in.

Bushido: Design Kasper Medin and Fredrik Färg

Bushido: Design Kasper Medin and Fredrik Färg

“I am inspired by the slowness of classic menswear, applying tailor principles, proportions and forms to what I refer to as slow fashion furniture. The idea is to create succession rather than revolution, to convey a story that is not driven by today’s market trends and consumer stress.”

"Coat" by Materia AB

"Coat" by Materia AB

“Needlepunch with its qualities strikes me as having an incredible potential. I start out with a plane surface and fold it, almost like in origami. Here it turned out a magazine holder, which leads its own life depending on how you place the periodicals.”

"Folder" by Materia AB

"Folder" by Materia AB

Through the use of waste material will each look different and create unique textile “paintings” on the walls.An acoustic panel / Journal storage of recycled polyester felt

Coathanger a clothes hanger for the temporary suspension of clothing, for example, a in bedroom or a hall.

According to the Swedish researcher Mathilda Tham, our manic washing is one of the greatest environmental villains in courage. The entire 85 % of the amount of energy used for over a garment’s total lifetime, from design and manufacture to the ports at the dump, spent at the laundry. She believes that we wash too often, and too hot, this only because we can not manage to hang clothes and air them when we have used them.

Coathanger want to beautiful view up and frame your clothes that are not ready for the laundry so that you will use them again.

Presstext, English: Coathanger/Producer: Möbelsnickarmästare Johansson

Presstext, English: Coathanger/Producer: Möbelsnickarmästare Johansson

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