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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airside & magma

exhibition
Posted by Gestalten—09/2002

Private View!!!

Magma Clerkenwell, 117-119 Clerkenwell Road, t: 020 7242 9503

19. - 26. September

opening: Thursday 19th September, 6.30 pm

Hope you can all make it!

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Dehara

exhibition@ZAKKA, NY
Posted by Gestalten—09/2002

Japanese puppet-artist Dehara, featured in Ãœbersee.01, shows his work in New York

October 4th - 27th

Zakka, 147 Grand St., New York, NY 10013.

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Jim Avignon

TV-Special!
Posted by Gestalten—09/2002

Don't miss the documentay "Die Welt des Jim Avignon" (The world of Jim Avignon).

Airings:

Tuesday, 17.09.2002, 22.15h, SFB

Saturday, 21.09.2002, 19.20h, 3SAT.

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Season Opening

Mains dOuvres, Paris
Posted by Gestalten—09/2002

Saturday September 7 @ 23h happens the season opening party Prime Time  © at Mains d'Oeuvres in Paris.

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Recent Book Releases

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Designing News in the issue 219 of étapes.

The Chopper recommended on beSpoke.

The Chopper featured on NPR.

The Monocle Guide to Good Business on AIGA.

The Chopper featured on Selectism.

The Monocle Guide to Good Business reviewed on Boyscout.

Das Craft-Bier Buch featured in the 20/2014 issue of tip Berlin.

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