Emeco Studio LA and Factory PA
Nearing completion in Venice, Los Angeles the complete regeneration of an existing warehouse to create studio, showroom, exhibition, and garden spaces, including 2 new apartments with shared living and dining areas for the short term stays of staff and guests of Emeco Industries – fabricators of the eponymous all-aluminium Navy Chair and numerous past and ongoing projects with architects and designers including Jasper Morrison, Barber Osgerby, Philippe Starck and Frank Gehry. Renovations to their fabrication facility in Hanover, Pennsylvania also underway including a new gallery space to present the history of the factories’ production.
207m2 @ the BG
Now open at the Berlinische Galerie ‘207m2 – A Space for Action and Collaboration’ – a converted gallery room dedicated for a 2 year period to cultural education hosting workshops, collaborative projects and artistic activities. Within the new architecture and colour design are custom designed and selected furnishings including a 4x5m soft island and range of retailored workshop elements. Thanks to Emeco chairs (Reclaimed by Jasper Morrison) and Kvadrat textiles (Rewool by Margrethe Odgaard) for their sustainable products support.
Umbo @ Berlinische Galerie
Architecture and colour design for the exhibition ‘Umbo Photographer’ presenting over 200 works from 1926 to 1956 from the influential artist. Until September 2020.
Lee Krasner @ the Schirn Kunsthalle
The Lee Krasner retrospective at the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt presents 100 works spanning her 50 year career in a series of 9 new exhibition spaces introduced into the over 80m long open exhibition gallery – curated and organized in collaboration with the Barbican Centre, London, Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern and the Guggenheim Bilbao – graphics with Glo Rodriguez and assisted by James Maxwell – photos by Norbert Miguletz. Until February 2020.
A private residence on the rugged Pacific Coast north of the City of Vancouver. In planning.
Table in solid birch with linoleum surfaces designed and produced for a Berlin couple who needed a sturdy work desk and larger dining table but not necessarily at the same time. Further units can be added to the moveable desktop shelf to add more storage. Available from the studio.
Emeco Showroom Chicago
Opening for Neocon 2019 and featuring new products from Barber Osgerby and Jasper Morrision along with a wide range of classics from the history of the furniture manufacturers production, the studio has designed Emeco’s first showroom in the US at Suite 1111 11th floor of the Merchandise Mart in Chicago which upon completion in 1930 was the largest commercial building in the world.
See an interview with Oli Stratford of Disegno on the ‘Sustainable Presentation’ stand designs for Emeco in Stockholm, New York, Köln, and Chicago here.
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