The open-air museum Altranft commissioned Steffi Silbermann of BAU KUNST ERFINDEN to join forces with local craftsmen of the German region Oderbruch und the slogan "Craft meets design". Within a five year period several experimental projects will take place to develop new strategies for local identity through craft and local ressources.
BlingCrete receives one of the coveted iF gold awards for highly innovative material development and outstanding design achievements.
BlingCrete won this years Design Plus Award, the prize for innovative products and cutting edge materials.
What is experimentation? What makes art 'experimental'? What are the results of aesthetic experiments and why do we need them? Could artists invent new modes of experimentation with/for science? What are the differences between experiments and inventions; experiments and failures; experiment and innovation?
The University of Michigan´s Design Lab 1 is a gathering place, where the colleges of Engineering, Art & Design, Architecture and Urban Planning, Information, and Music all converge.