Freedom Of Creation exhibits during DMY in Berlin

FOC Collection   3.Jun.2010

DMY Berlin is an international design network for contemporary product design. At the yearly DMY International Design Festival Berlin both renowned and young, experimental designers launch new products, prototypes and foresighted projects. The exhibition is accompanied by a wide program of symposia, designer-talks and workshops, able to reflect current topics of contemporary design and to reveal necessary future trends of design and its related disciplines.

In collaboration with the Bauhaus Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung, DMY yearly assigns the DMY Awards for excellent projects. With international exhibitions and activities in Europe, Asia and South America, DMY gives visibility to unconventional and innovative projects and products that go beyond the mainstream. Janne Kyttanen is selected to design the awards for this year’s event. There jury exists of the following designers:

Jurgen Bey (designer, Studio Makkink&Bey)

Jerszy Seymour (designer, Jerszy Seymour Design Workshop)

Werner Aisslinger (designer, Studio Aisslinger)

Hella Jongerius (designer, Jongeriuslab)

Patrick Reymond (designer, Atelier oï)

This years event is held at one of the hangars of the historic Berlin airport, Tempelhof. FOC is exhibiting in collaboration with its German agent, Now is here.

DMY Hangar 5 – Stand 142:

Flughafen Berlin Tempelhof
Platz der Luftbrucke 5
12101 Berlin

Janne Kyttanen designs 3D Printed gloves for DHUB

FOC Collection   26.Apr.2010

Freedom Of Creation exhibits their Laser Sintered textile products during the Laboratory of Fabrication at the Design Hub Barcelona (DHUB). Most of the FOC items on display, such as the Punchbag, are already part of permanent museum collections, including the MOMA and the Museum at FIT New York.

For this upcoming exhibition, FOC was commissioned by DHUB, to create 3D Printed gloves for their permanent collection. The white 3D printed gloves have adapted the name ‘Michael’, in remembrance of the late musical genius.

The exhibition dates are from June 15, 2010 until February 28, 2011. For more information about this exhibition, please visit the DHUB website.


Freedom Of Creation exhibits in Milan

FOC Collection   18.Mar.2010

As part of the renowned Fuorisalone event in Milan, FOC will exhibit a selection of its Collection products at JVstore di Jannelli&Volpi. The Fuorisalone event will take place from April 14th until April 19th 2010.

JVstore di Jannelli&Volpi is just a few steps away from the Porta Venezia in the centre of Milan and is the beating heart of Wallcovering Design and Creation.

The building features three different levels in which you can find new concepts in style and design.

The JVstore selection of products embodies the spirit of continuous research into design and fashion influences. Objects sourced from international design capitals and from other rather more unexpected and unusual places, all meeting the design brief for colour, form and quality.


Riot lights for the collection of Design Museum Holon

FOC Collection   14.Jan.2010

The Riot light, designed by Janne Kyttanen in 2008, first introduced during the 100% Design Fair in London has been selected for the permanent collection of the new Design Museum in Holon, Israel. This new museum is designed by Ron Arad Architects.

Design Museum Holon is part of a long-standing commitment to culture and education in the city of Holon.

The establishment of Design Museum Holon is a high point in the ongoing process of transforming the city of Holon into an epicenter of culture and education. Over the past decade, the city has introduced a wealth of edification programs, launched cultural festivals, opened new museums and introduced urban art installations, all leading to the enrichment of municipal life.

The primary goals of Design Museum Holon are to inspire and challenge the design community and the general public’s perception of design and the way it affects their lives. READ ON