Industrial Archeology Furniture by Mieke Meijer

gravelplants Industrial Archeology Furniture by Mieke Meijer

Since 1959, German artists Bernd and Hilla Becher devoted themselves to registering the remnants of the economic age in Western Europe and america by means of images. Within the twentieth century, many of those buildings have been pulled down as a result of that they had served their objective and have been not a tenable financial proposition. In lots of instances the images taken by the Bechers stay the one visible document of those ‘nameless´ buildings.

gravelplant01 becher Industrial Archeology Furniture by Mieke Meijer

Impressed by the images of those industrial buildings, Dutch designer Mieke Meijer created the Industrial Archeology collection of furnishings. She has restored the disused industrial shapes and positioned them in a brand new context. By decreasing the size and enjoying with quantity, Mieke Meijer creates autonomous inside objects with an architectural really feel.

gavelplant01 Industrial Archeology Furniture by Mieke Meijer

gavelplant01 1 Industrial Archeology Furniture by Mieke Meijer

gravelplant01 2 Industrial Archeology Furniture by Mieke Meijer

gravelplant01 3 Industrial Archeology Furniture by Mieke Meijer

Throughout Salone del Mobile 2010 she introduced ‘Gravel Plant 01‘ and the gathering was continued with ‘Gravel Plant 02‘, first introduced throughout London Design Festival 2010.

gravelplant02 becher Industrial Archeology Furniture by Mieke Meijer

gravelplant02 Industrial Archeology Furniture by Mieke Meijer

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gravelplants2 Industrial Archeology Furniture by Mieke Meijer

The third piece within the collection, ‘PowerPlant 01‘, wasn´t based mostly on a Becher photograph however on a marquant Eindhoven constructing, heritage from the Philips firm. Mieke Meijer translated it right into a low desk with two conical formed lamps.

TR31 Industrial Archeology Furniture by Mieke Meijer

powerplant 01 Industrial Archeology Furniture by Mieke Meijer

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‘Cooling Tower 01´, the form of which is clearly derived from a cooling tower, was reworked right into a lamp constructed from over 300 elements.

coolingtower becher Industrial Archeology Furniture by Mieke Meijer

coolingtower 01 Industrial Archeology Furniture by Mieke Meijer

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coolingtower 05 Industrial Archeology Furniture by Mieke Meijer

So what do you assume? We love the thought behind this!

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