Curator Jochen Eisenbrand guides you through the exhibition 'Home Stories. 100 Years, 20 Visionary Interiors'. Take your phone and headphones with you to Design Museum Gent and let this podcast be your audioguide.
Curator Jochen Eisenbrand guides you through the exhibition 'Home Stories. 100 Years, 20 Visionary Interiors'. Each episode is about one interior project in the exhibition.
Move to the first island with the disassembled bookcase.
No other company in the Western world has shaped today’s interiors as IKEA has. The company’s catchphrase, ‘democratic design’, alludes to the success of its products in fulfilling the promise of modernity’s avant-garde: making well-designed products available to the masses.
2 Yojigen Poketto - Elii
Move one island to the left.
The rising cost of land, property, and rent, especially in inner cities, has brought into sharp focus the efficient use of space in apartments. The Spanish office Elli designed this 33-square-metre living space that meets every need of the resident.
3 Antivilla – Arno Brandlhuber
Walk to the freestanding island.
Arno Brandlhuber’s Antivilla near to Berlin offers strategies for efficiently optimising space and reflect a new definition of comfort and luxury which is based on simplicity and the language of material.
4 Granby Four Streets – Assemble
Move to the project in the back, against the wall.
Together with the inhabitants, a Victorian terrace of houses located in Liverpool was saved from urban decay by redesigning the interiors for contemporary needs, and by establishing workshops that reuses the building’s materials to create furnishings for the new spaces.
5 A Sense of Space - Jasper Morrison
This is the slideshow in the corner.
For this exhibition, Jasper Morrison made a visual exploration of the question “what makes a good space?”.