The Family of Form 23 December
2007 - 24 February 2008
Design House Eindhoven www.designacademy.nl
years of enthusiasm for design! The Design Academy Eindhoven exhibits works by
three generations of graduates such as Maarten Baas, Piet Hein Eek, Joris Laarman, Hella Jongerius, Nacho Carbonell,... Well-known designs like the baby buggy Bugaboo, and the Citybike by
Giant as well as works of the latest graduates have been already on view earlier in 2007 at
the Salone del Mobile in Milan, and the Institut Neérlandais in Paris.
The Family of
Form is about the pursuit of the identity of
design: "The young designer investigates the ideals of beauty and individuality, and the
materialization of physical or virtual form. He searches for human and personal values, for
dignity and balance. He reaches surprising insights, dares to make a stand, designs new
materials, and invents new techniques. Time and weight measuring instruments are deployed in
innovative ways, and there is a predilection for manual connections and mechanical movements. "more motor >>>
fig.: right> photo Claus Lehmann below> designer Basten Leijh.
department man and mobility.
graduated 2003. project Giant Bike.
photo Ruy Teixeira