Jerszy Seymour

Got the balance right
Posted by Gestalten—07/2008

Designer and "agent provocateur" Jerszy Seymour likes to disengage design objects from their precast applications. Or as one could sum up: He'd like to find utopia without falling for false promises. Having been born in Berlin and now working and living here again, Jerszy Seymour's Canadian mother and German father were ballet dancers, so it might not be too difficult for him to get the balance right. The balance between being a contemporary and much sought after designer creating objects for established brands and institutions on the one hand, he is also a free-minded character who has spent years travelling the world working as a DJ, and does a lot of work that could easily be defined as art. He is surely a designer with a strong theoretical basis who in case of doubt always opts for the more challenging alternative. We met Jerszy in Berlin for an interview and he talks about current projects and eternal visions.

Desire

The Shape of Things to Come
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014
An international survey of the world's most exciting and influential furniture designers today.
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Fragiles

Porcelain, Glass and Ceramics
Posted by Gestalten—12/2012
Unconventional objects made out of fragile materials by established and emerging design talents.
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Balkanology

Architecture Exhibition in Basel
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

This exhibition aims at opening a new field of architectural discourse: "The little-known architecture of the post-socialist period and the result of unregulated, uncontrolled urban planning in the co

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Studio Job

Installation in Geneva
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

Industry is a brand-new Studio Job installation. It is the first gallery exhibition in Switzerland by the highly acclaimed designer couple Job Smeets and Nynke Tynagel.

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Arne Quinze

Video installation in Cologne
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

Whenever you think you can pigeonhole Belgian artist and designer Arne Qinze he will extract himself from any of those categories.

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WON ABC

Exhibition in Basel
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

The (street) artist is showing his latest silkscreen prints, drawings and sculptures in an exhibition at V-Gallery in Basel.

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Das Craft-Bier Buch recommended on Heldth.

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