- Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building - http://inhabitat.com -

‘Memorabilia’ Showcases Unique Eco-Designs within a Gorgeous Medieval Monastery at Liege’s Reciprocity Biennale

Posted By Ana Lisa Alperovich On October 18, 2012 @ 4:45 pm In green furniture,Green Products,Recycled Materials | No Comments

Memorabilia, Liege Design Biennale, Reciprocity, Belgium, Musée de la Vie Wallone, Kaspar Hamacher, Matylda Krzykowski, Giovanna Massoni, Emile De Visscher, En & Is, Raphaël Charles, Maya Ben David, Eugenia Morpurgo, Lee Sanghyeok, Björn Kwap, Caroline Andrin, Maak, Sofie Boons, Andres Fabian, Studio Daniel, charcoal, craft, lamp, eco-design, restored monastery, Art, Architecture, social design, Green Products, Recycled Materials, DIY, humanitarian design, Green renovation, Green Lighting, green furniture,

Memorabili’s scenographers and local eco-designers Kaspar Hamacher [8] and Matylda Krzykowski [7] exhibited ¨Display Case¨, a set of 12 solid oak [6] containers made from fallen trees. The storage system can display or hide personal souvenirs.

Memorabilia, Liege Design Biennale, Reciprocity, Belgium, Musée de la Vie Wallone, Kaspar Hamacher, Matylda Krzykowski, Giovanna Massoni, Emile De Visscher, En & Is, Raphaël Charles, Maya Ben David, Eugenia Morpurgo, Lee Sanghyeok, Björn Kwap, Caroline Andrin, Maak, Sofie Boons, Andres Fabian, Studio Daniel, charcoal, craft, lamp, eco-design, restored monastery, Art, Architecture, social design, Green Products, Recycled Materials, DIY, humanitarian design, Green renovation, Green Lighting, green furniture,

“Megaphone” by Milan Polytechnic graduates En & Is [9] is a sculptural amplifier [10] for iPhone / iPods made from ceramic. Shaped like a horn, the natural amplifier rests on a wooden flat-pack frame to make the most of musical vibrations.

Memorabilia, Liege Design Biennale, Reciprocity, Belgium, Musée de la Vie Wallone, Kaspar Hamacher, Matylda Krzykowski, Giovanna Massoni, Emile De Visscher, En & Is, Raphaël Charles, Maya Ben David, Eugenia Morpurgo, Lee Sanghyeok, Björn Kwap, Caroline Andrin, Maak, Sofie Boons, Andres Fabian, Studio Daniel, charcoal, craft, lamp, eco-design, restored monastery, Art, Architecture, social design, Green Products, Recycled Materials, DIY, humanitarian design, Green renovation, Green Lighting, green furniture,

Belgian Raphaël Charles’ [11] “Multiple” is a transformable coffee table [12] made from of a series of locally sourced beech poles that can be reconfigured again and again thanks it used of magnets.

Memorabilia, Liege Design Biennale, Reciprocity, Belgium, Musée de la Vie Wallone, Kaspar Hamacher, Matylda Krzykowski, Giovanna Massoni, Emile De Visscher, En & Is, Raphaël Charles, Maya Ben David, Eugenia Morpurgo, Lee Sanghyeok, Björn Kwap, Caroline Andrin, Maak, Sofie Boons, Andres Fabian, Studio Daniel, charcoal, craft, lamp, eco-design, restored monastery, Art, Architecture, social design, Green Products, Recycled Materials, DIY, humanitarian design, Green renovation, Green Lighting, green furniture,

Design Academy of Eindhoven [13]‘s graduate Israeli Maya Ben David [14] worked with manipulated digital images depicting the Egyptian revolution, which she 3D printed to create her waste-free “Revolution Vase”.

Memorabilia, Liege Design Biennale, Reciprocity, Belgium, Musée de la Vie Wallone, Kaspar Hamacher, Matylda Krzykowski, Giovanna Massoni, Emile De Visscher, En & Is, Raphaël Charles, Maya Ben David, Eugenia Morpurgo, Lee Sanghyeok, Björn Kwap, Caroline Andrin, Maak, Sofie Boons, Andres Fabian, Studio Daniel, charcoal, craft, lamp, eco-design, restored monastery, Art, Architecture, social design, Green Products, Recycled Materials, DIY, humanitarian design, Green renovation, Green Lighting, green furniture,

Italian designer Eugenia Morpurgo [15] was presenting her “RIY:Repair It Yourself” kit that breaks free from planned obsolescence [16] and empowers users to fix their own shoes.

Memorabilia, Liege Design Biennale, Reciprocity, Belgium, Musée de la Vie Wallone, Kaspar Hamacher, Matylda Krzykowski, Giovanna Massoni, Emile De Visscher, En & Is, Raphaël Charles, Maya Ben David, Eugenia Morpurgo, Lee Sanghyeok, Björn Kwap, Caroline Andrin, Maak, Sofie Boons, Andres Fabian, Studio Daniel, charcoal, craft, lamp, eco-design, restored monastery, Art, Architecture, social design, Green Products, Recycled Materials, DIY, humanitarian design, Green renovation, Green Lighting, green furniture,

“Mom’s Sound” by Lee Sanghyeok [17] recreates the designers’ childhood sounds of homemade Korean food preparation through hollow wooden chopping boards.

Memorabilia, Liege Design Biennale, Reciprocity, Belgium, Musée de la Vie Wallone, Kaspar Hamacher, Matylda Krzykowski, Giovanna Massoni, Emile De Visscher, En & Is, Raphaël Charles, Maya Ben David, Eugenia Morpurgo, Lee Sanghyeok, Björn Kwap, Caroline Andrin, Maak, Sofie Boons, Andres Fabian, Studio Daniel, charcoal, craft, lamp, eco-design, restored monastery, Art, Architecture, social design, Green Products, Recycled Materials, DIY, humanitarian design, Green renovation, Green Lighting, green furniture,

“Becco” by Björn Kwap [18] is a cute locally-sourced beech clothespin that combines simple eco-friendly aesthetics and functionality. The clothespins easy to handle and leave no impressions on clothing.

Memorabilia, Liege Design Biennale, Reciprocity, Belgium, Musée de la Vie Wallone, Kaspar Hamacher, Matylda Krzykowski, Giovanna Massoni, Emile De Visscher, En & Is, Raphaël Charles, Maya Ben David, Eugenia Morpurgo, Lee Sanghyeok, Björn Kwap, Caroline Andrin, Maak, Sofie Boons, Andres Fabian, Studio Daniel, charcoal, craft, lamp, eco-design, restored monastery, Art, Architecture, social design, Green Products, Recycled Materials, DIY, humanitarian design, Green renovation, Green Lighting, green furniture,

Local designer Caroline Andrin [19] pays homage to her belated mother through “MFA vase”, which she cast from her mother’s gardening gloves in ceramic and decorated with (now bankrupted) classic Royal Boch [20] patterns.

Memorabilia, Liege Design Biennale, Reciprocity, Belgium, Musée de la Vie Wallone, Kaspar Hamacher, Matylda Krzykowski, Giovanna Massoni, Emile De Visscher, En & Is, Raphaël Charles, Maya Ben David, Eugenia Morpurgo, Lee Sanghyeok, Björn Kwap, Caroline Andrin, Maak, Sofie Boons, Andres Fabian, Studio Daniel, charcoal, craft, lamp, eco-design, restored monastery, Art, Architecture, social design, Green Products, Recycled Materials, DIY, humanitarian design, Green renovation, Green Lighting, green furniture,

Maak’s [21] “Duo” is an oak/MDF/lacquer hybrid that celebrates the contrast between a vintage wooden drawer and a sleek modern design piece.

Memorabilia, Liege Design Biennale, Reciprocity, Belgium, Musée de la Vie Wallone, Kaspar Hamacher, Matylda Krzykowski, Giovanna Massoni, Emile De Visscher, En & Is, Raphaël Charles, Maya Ben David, Eugenia Morpurgo, Lee Sanghyeok, Björn Kwap, Caroline Andrin, Maak, Sofie Boons, Andres Fabian, Studio Daniel, charcoal, craft, lamp, eco-design, restored monastery, Art, Architecture, social design, Green Products, Recycled Materials, DIY, humanitarian design, Green renovation, Green Lighting, green furniture,

Sofie Boons [22]‘s grandfather’s old carpet pieces become sentimental brooches dubbed “A Memory of Home”.

Memorabilia, Liege Design Biennale, Reciprocity, Belgium, Musée de la Vie Wallone, Kaspar Hamacher, Matylda Krzykowski, Giovanna Massoni, Emile De Visscher, En & Is, Raphaël Charles, Maya Ben David, Eugenia Morpurgo, Lee Sanghyeok, Björn Kwap, Caroline Andrin, Maak, Sofie Boons, Andres Fabian, Studio Daniel, charcoal, craft, lamp, eco-design, restored monastery, Art, Architecture, social design, Green Products, Recycled Materials, DIY, humanitarian design, Green renovation, Green Lighting, green furniture,

Simple, robust and curious, Royal College of Art [23] graduate Andres Fabian’ [24]s “hemDing” fruit bowl remind us that our food comes from the earth, and not the supermarket.

Memorabilia, Liege Design Biennale, Reciprocity, Belgium, Musée de la Vie Wallone, Kaspar Hamacher, Matylda Krzykowski, Giovanna Massoni, Emile De Visscher, En & Is, Raphaël Charles, Maya Ben David, Eugenia Morpurgo, Lee Sanghyeok, Björn Kwap, Caroline Andrin, Maak, Sofie Boons, Andres Fabian, Studio Daniel, charcoal, craft, lamp, eco-design, restored monastery, Art, Architecture, social design, Green Products, Recycled Materials, DIY, humanitarian design, Green renovation, Green Lighting, green furniture,

Studio Daniel’ [25]s “Showpiece” combines two Dutch handcrafts techniques in one object: Delft Blue pottery and biodegradable waved wicker.

Memorabilia, Liege Design Biennale, Reciprocity, Belgium, Musée de la Vie Wallone, Kaspar Hamacher, Matylda Krzykowski, Giovanna Massoni, Emile De Visscher, En & Is, Raphaël Charles, Maya Ben David, Eugenia Morpurgo, Lee Sanghyeok, Björn Kwap, Caroline Andrin, Maak, Sofie Boons, Andres Fabian, Studio Daniel, charcoal, craft, lamp, eco-design, restored monastery, Art, Architecture, social design, Green Products, Recycled Materials, DIY, humanitarian design, Green renovation, Green Lighting, green furniture,

Affectionate, unique and full of great sustainable objects, “Memorabilia” recalls the past through quirky contemporary designs.

Reciprocity Design Biennale [26] in Liege, is open until the 28th of October – don’t miss out the fabulous (and free) exhibitions around the magical Belgic city!

+ “Memorabilia” at Reciprocity Design Biennale at Liege [26]

Photos © Ana Lisa Alperovich for Inhabitat


Article printed from Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building: http://inhabitat.com

URL to article: http://inhabitat.com/memorabilia-at-lieges-reciprocity-biennale-unveils-unique-emotional-eco-designs-within-a-gorgeous-medieval-monastery/

URLs in this post:

[1]

: http://inhabitat.com/memorabilia-at-lieges-reciprocity-biennale-unveils-unique-emotional-eco-designs-within-a-gorgeous-medieval-monastery/reciprocity-memorabilia-exhibition-liege-13/?extend=1

[2]  : http://inhabitat.com/memorabilia-at-lieges-reciprocity-biennale-unveils-unique-emotional-eco-designs-within-a-gorgeous-medieval-monastery/reciprocity-memorabilia-exhibition-liege-2/?extend=1

[3] Liege: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li%C3%A8ge

[4] Memorabilia: http://www.designliege.be/en-291-memorabilia.html

[5] Giovanna Massoni: http://www.designstreams.net/index.php

[6] Kaspar Hamacher: http://inhabitat.com/kaspar-hamacher-uses-fire-sculpting-to-create-spectacular-tree-trunk-furniture/

[7] Matylda Krzykowski: http://matyldakrzykowski.com/

[8] Kaspar Hamacher: http://www.kasparhamacher.be/index.php

[9] En & Is: http://enandis.com/

[10] amplifier: http://inhabitat.com/paul-cocksedge-recycles-vinyl-records-into-low-tech-music-amplifiers/

[11] Raphaël Charles’: http://www.raphaelcharles.com/index.html

[12] coffee table: http://inhabitat.com/raphael-charles-multiple-uses-a-magnetic-field-to-create-an-elegant-and-versatile-table/

[13] Design Academy of Eindhoven: http://inhabitat.com/design-academy-of-eindhoven-students-show-off-their-newly-minted-chops-at-their-masters-graduation-show/

[14] Maya Ben David: http://www.mayabendavid.com/

[15] Eugenia Morpurgo: http://www.eumo.it/

[16] planned obsolescence: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Planned_obsolescence

[17] Lee Sanghyeok: http://leesanghyeok.com/

[18] Björn Kwap: http://www.bjoernkwapp.de/index.php?/projects/waescheklammerbecco/

[19] Caroline Andrin: http://carolineandrin.com/

[20] Royal Boch: http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Boch_-_Keramis

[21] Maak’s: http://www.maak-creativity.be/

[22] Sofie Boons: http://sofieboons.posterous.com/

[23] Royal College of Art: http://inhabitat.com/royal-college-of-art-unveils-design-for-the-real-world-exhibition-at-london-design-festival/

[24] Andres Fabian’: http://www.andreasfabian.eu/

[25] Studio Daniel’: http://www.studiodaniel.nl/

[26] Reciprocity Design Biennale: http://www.designliege.be/

Copyright © 2011 Inhabitat Local - New York. All rights reserved.