From playground of the creative scene to one of the most important exhibition spaces for current furniture designers from Austria: 16 years ago Das Möbel opened as café and first concept store of Vienna along the lines of ‘eating, drinking and examining furniture’.
For Michael Ferguson of Not A Wooden Spoon old floorboards are the boards that mean the world. berlinINTERIOR visited the furniture designer, anthropologist and this year’s winner of the Guardian’s Upcycling Competition in his studio.
Working in an open office can be very distracting. Even if we like our co-workers dearly, in moments were we have to concentrate all the chatting and even the sound of typing on keyboards will inevitably be calling our attention and easily lower our productifity.
Each of Milan-based interior designer Federico Peri’s objects represents his creative credo: absolute reduction to the essentials. His mastership becomes obvious in every detail, be it the spartanic shape of his designs or the exclusive use of true materials. His creations withstand both aesthetic and functional standards.