FABRICA / Next Cabane

FABRICA / Next Cabane it has been modified: 2012-02-23 di Benedict Flowers

Next Cabane It is the story of the shape of a cabin wood folding. Small temporary spaces where we can set our boundaries, seek shelter or simply live a different life rediscovering the quality and simplicity of things. Personal, intimate havens in harmony with their surroundings, reflect on topics such as work, pop-up culture, loneliness, games. Living in an alternative and with more awareness, where design is at the service of research into materials, forms and structures.

The concept Next Cabane It has its origins in a found object, with very specific properties. It is a foldable wooden structure, which was located in the darkest corner of an antiques market in the north of Scotland. The origin of this structure is not known, but probably had a previous life as fishing tent. Maybe it was open on a river bank and, by adding a canvas, used as a shelter by fishermen. Whether this speculation is true or not, we know that is not thrown away.

The designers Fabrica They were inspired to re-lives this amazing structure, examining its particular qualities and re-interpreting them for contemporary contexts. Substantially the structure is a mobile chamber that can be carried from place to place.


ROD, Amaury Poudray & BRIAN WOOD (2011) The simple folded structure has been deconstructed to create new functional objects and sculptural elements. Each component has been colored to be recognized and to highlight its value. The transformation pays tribute to the purity of the initial volume.


FOLD SOFT MARIE Dessuant & MARGAUX KELLER (2011) Fold Soft is a temporary space that invites users to take time out for themselves. Duvets, a reading table, a low bench and a lamp compose the mobile space / hybrid. The harmony of colors emphasizes this soft and quiet atmosphere.


MOBILE MUSEUM by Philip BONE & Dean Brown (2011). The MUSEUM MOBILE is a traveling museum, with content provided by people from all over ilmondo (you too). We welcome contributions from different backgrounds. Whether you are an artist, designer, illustrator, photographer or other professional. Unlike a conventional Museum the collection is constantly changing, evolving depending on its position, with the same position to dictate the theme. Mobile Museum's first exhibition took place during the Salone del Mobile 2011, under the theme of "Family." The exhibition MM second was held at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Most recently it was hosted in Brussels as part of DesignSeptember 2011.


WHATERING THE STORM of CARRETTA VALENTINA & GUSTAVO MILLON (2011). A relaxing space, surrounded by a landscape shaped by a recent storm. A space where you can enjoy rain puddles reflections and light a bonfire, without the risk of getting wet or burned. An ironic statement showing how man can never control nature ...


MAZE by Catarina Carreiras (2011). A typographic maze is the perfect excuse to hide from the rest of the world and be accepted by the wisdom of words. The character has been done so that each letter tells her secret, in a story of shapes, volumes, lines and colors. With paper walls, "Maze" is a "Cabin" that can move from time to time, depending on what you want to say.


WAITING ROOM from Minns KIRSTY (2011). The 'Waiting Room' is like living the time, to make people feel aware that time is passing. It is a place to stop and appreciate these minutes, hours and seconds. The "Cabane" invites you to try to see an alternative way of looking at the time. The very nature of the temporality of the "Cabane" offers another level to the waiting room. The intention is to try to force the audience to come face to face with the passage of time, and to give birth to a reflection on how to recognize the time to create a greater awareness of their existence.


CABANE NET GIORGIA ZANELLATO (2011). The initial inspiration for the "Cabane" was the lightness and portability of the wooden structure. The structure is designed to be used originally by Scottish fishermen, the rope that offers a direct reference to this previous life, complete wood construction. The networks are built through the support of the structure, which in turn is reinforced by the networks. In this way a space is created in which the rope gives various proposals and possibilities of spaces and uses. It defines an environment that keeps the idea of ​​a temporary space and preserves the origin of the object itself.

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