CATERPILLAR BENCH, CATERPILLAR TRESTLE and STICKINGSTICKS at Milan Design Week.
kawamura-ganjavian is pleased to announce the launch of our products CATERPILLAR BENCH and CATERPILLAR TRESTLE at the 2011 Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan (12th to 17th April 2011). Both pieces of furniture are produced by Covo, an established Italian furniture company. kawamura-ganjavian is also participating at the Design Junction show in Milan (11th to 17th April 2011, press preview 11th in the afternoon) by featuring the STICKINGSTICKS modular system, which will be produced by Modus, a renown British furniture maker.
kawamura-ganjavian presents TWIST & BRUSH, a convenient traveling tooth brush that allows the user to load in advance the exact number of toothpaste doses required for the duration of the trip, thus saving space and weight.
kawamura-ganjavian, frequent users of Barajas airport in Madrid, show during the month of March 2011 a series of ingenious objects that solve everyday life situations. By placing these domestic objects in a public space of transit we are inviting airport users to take a little break. The exhibition takes place in the corridor between the Metro station and Terminals 1&2.
The competition entry developed in autumm 2010 by kawamura-ganjavian, in collaboration with NOR architectes and ARUP, for a school in Aproz - Nendaz, Switzerland, was awarded the 2th prize. The project is notable for its harmonious dialogue with the surrounding building and its welcoming and warm atmosphere.
kawamura-ganjavian are participating as tutors of a design workshop at the ADSL week in the Artesis school in Antwerp, Belgium, between 7th-11th February 2011. Our project, entitled Congregation Catalogue, will be developed in collaboration with the artist Wesley Meuris. We are also giving a lecture at the Sint Lucas academy of art in Antwerp.
kawamura-ganjavian will be presenting the creative workshop "Sensing Again" which we will be running in late June 2011 at the Boisbuchet Summer Workshops programme. The presentation will be at Studio Banana (Madrid) on the 10th February 2011 at 20:00. In the same event Gala Fernández, director of the workshops programme, will be presenting the whole list of activities.
If you are interested in participating in this workshop please send us an email.
We are proud to announce that SCENTER and EARSHELL, two products designed by kawamura-ganjavian, will be exhibited at the Instant Design (Second Chapter: Usable Actions) show in the Triennale di Milano (Milan, Italy) between the 8th February and the 3rd April 2011. The exhibition is curated by Federica Sala and Michela Pelizzari.
kawamura-ganjavian presents GIRAFFE a portable spatial divider. Contemporary office spaces are based on the flexible open plan principle. However, this lay out jeopardizes individual space and dilutes group dynamics.
The ARQUIA-Proxima travelling exhibition will open at Lasalle University in Barcelona on 10th January 2011 till 4th February 2011. The exhibition, designed by kawamura-ganjavian in collaboration with Studio Banana, features a selection of recent Architecture graduates as well as the best projects built in the last two years by young architectural offices in Spain.
kawamura-ganjavian, tutors of architectural design at the IE Architecture School, will be travelling between 9th-14th January 2011 with their group of students through the Alentejo region in Portugal as part of an on-going territorial study and research into alternative applications of cork.
kawamura-ganjavian is pleased to announce that the Architecture exhibition "Humanizar la Ciudad", organized by Santa&Cole, in which the studio is participating with an installation entitled "Intimate Atomospheres", will travel to Barcelona after being exhibited in Madrid. It will open its doors at the beginning of February 2011 at their Santísima Trinidad del Monte showroom.
Contemporary domestic spaces tend to be sleek and cool but often miss cosy intimate corners. Oyster is a versatile piece of furniture. When folded it is a cushion, when unfolded it creates a cosy and comfortable private shelter.
kawamura-ganjavian is pleased to announce our 2 lectures in Japan. Firstly as guests of artist Kohei Nawa in Kyoto at the Sandwich platform for contemporary art on 28th October 2010 at 19:00 (local time). Secondly during the Tokyo Designers Week at the Japain event on 30th October 2010 at 11:00 as guests of ICEX.