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A 3 day festival taking place annually in Clerkenwell district in London, the heart of the UK’s design industry, featuring an exciting programme of workshops, presentations, product launches and debates in over 60 showrooms.
What does it mean to make an edition? Is it necessary to recreate the object identically? Follow the steps of the past in lockstep and forgo the innovations of the present? Is it more important to keep the spirit of the original or its original technical attributes? How closely linked are ideas and ideals to technical processes?
New for 2013, Arper will unveil Aava, an evocative form enhanced by the warmth of wood. The Aava chair was designed by Design Office Antti Kotilainen, a Helsinki-based practice that specializes in furniture design, product design and complete visual concepts. Here, Arper checks in with Antti Kotilainen on the use of wood as a material and his newest design: Aava.
We construct our living spaces around ideas: of how we want to live, what we want to do or accomplish, who we want to be. Space supports our lives not only in reality, but in image. The environment around us is a prompt and a reminder of where we’ve been and where we hope to go.