Tessa’s Designer Pick – Minale-Maeda

2016-03-28

Tessa Blokland  

Tessa Designer Pick Minale Maeda Keystone Make it LEO

Studio Minale-Maeda (founded in 2006 by Kuniko Maeda and Mario Minale) works between usable products and artistic statements as they see design founded in utilitarian needs but also an expression of culture. They are interested in the effects of consumerism and the improvement of life quality, the possibilities between mass production and the cultivated skill of the craftsman. They see the contemporary challenge of the information society to embrace the immaterial and find realism in the artificial.

The 24 cm tall Virtual Florist – Gerbera by Mario Minale, 3D printed in white polyamide.

Vanity Charms, miniature objects of desire.

Award winning 3D printed Keystone Connectors  allow you to create various furniture pieces by inserting simple beams (up top as well).

The 3D printed CHP Orchid Wilting by Mario Minale for Gijs Bakker’s chp..?

Virtual Ikebana, a convincing illusion of control over nature.

Mario Minale and Kuniko Maeda.

Tessa Designer Pick Studio Minale Maeda Make it LEO

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