The exhibition Circular>Materialists. investigates how designers tackle the fundamentally contradicting topic of sustainable design. With over 40 works from both leading and promising designers, amongst whom: Sigi Ahl for Eileen Fisher (curated by Lidewij Edelkoort) Studio Dirk vander Kooij, Benjamin Motoc, Studio Drift and Baiba Soma.
Design is a materialistic phenomenon. And that’s a challenge, as good design today has to be responsible. Hence designers focus more and more on different ways to produce and use assets, like re-using old- or developing new – sustainable – materials. They experiment with new (or old) production techniques, they play with scenarios for the future, and question practices from the past. The exhibition Circular>Materialists. shows how both accomplished labels and starting designers tackle the fundamentally contradictory theme of sustainable design.
Circular>Materialists. features amongst others Maarten Baas, Matilde Boelhouwer, Chardé Brouwer, Studio Drift, Aleksandra Gaca, Fransje Gimbrère, Sander Hagelaar, Beer Holthuis, Jeroen Junte, Joshh& Thomas Eurlings, Joshh& Visser & Meijwaard, Billie van Katwijk, Dirk vander Kooij, Shahar Livne, Studio Maarten Kolk & Guus Kusters, Modular, Fabio Novembre x Lensvelt, Ontwerpduo, Simone Post, Gerrit Rietveld x Forbo, Wiersema & Thieu Custers, Hozan Zangana.
Art Direction: Annemoon Geurts
Paradijslaan 2-8, Eindhoven
Until spring 2020
Photos: Ruud Balk