Flexibility – Design in a Fast Changing Society: Domestic Sandbags by Antenna Design

Antenna Design Domestic Sandbags

Flexibility – Design in a Fast Changing Society

Is one of the many events taking place in Turin, being the “design world capital of 2008”. The show consists of nine projects by international
designers installed at a former prison, ex Carceri ‘Le Nuove’ in Turin and lasts from June 29 – October 12, 2008: Torinoworlddesigncapital.it.

Domestic Sandbags by Antenna Design, New York.

The installation ‘Spectre’ is inspired by a ubiquitous improvisational ‘building block’: the sandbag. the sandbag is a pervasive object used in various situations of emergency and temporary set-up, such as battlefields, floods, earthquakes and other disaster scenes. we are giving the sandbag a new ‘skin’ and context, which transforms the way it is perceived allowing it to enter a different realm of existence. ANTENNA.

About Antenna Design New York
Antenna Design was founded in 1997 by Masamichi Udagawa and Sigi Moeslinger. Antenna’s mission is to make the experience of objects and environments more meaningful and exciting. Antenna’s projects range from public to commercial, from applied to exploratory. Among antenna’s best known projects are the design of New York city subway cars and ticket vending machines, Bloomberg displays and interactive environments, such as Power Flower, an installation in the windows of Bloomingadale’s.

Via DesignBoom flexibility – domestic sandbags by antenna design

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