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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Neasden Control Centre

Solo exhibition in Tokyo
Posted by Gestalten—12/2008

Taking its roots from the humble traditional British caff or tearoom, Take Away explores the development, regeneration and consequent replacement of traditional aspects of British Culture and street f

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Transgression

Group exhibition and concert in Berlin
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

A bunch of impressive women from all around the world is going to showcase art works, photography, drawings, installations and video art work as well as a musical performance at Berlin's Neurotitan ga

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Gestalten

At Design Miami
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

For the second consecutive year Gestalten exhibits at Design Miami, the most substantive forum for international design.

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Julia Lohmann

Residency in London
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

Designer Julia Lohmann will be resident in the Embankment Galleries' Studio with Gero Grundmann, for The Conformitory: Nature Contained.

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Sven Ehmann and Hendrik Hellige interviewed about Kleine Gestalten live on Deutschlandradio Kultur's program Lesart.

The Craft and the Makers reviewed on Trendland.

Hide and Seek featured on Cool Camping.

Muster machen recommended in creativ verpacken's October issue.

Oasis in the October/November issue of inForm.

Out of the Blue featured in the Octover/November issue of Bücher Magazin.

The Craft and the Makers reviewed in the October 17 issue of Deutsche Handwerks Zeitung.“The Craft and the Makers bietet tolle Fotografien und Geschichten, die besondere Einblicke ins Handwerk gewähren."

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