Hella Jongerius: contemporary archetypes

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Shot on location in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Makkum, Indianapolis and New York, the film examines the dutch designer’s creative process.

Girato ad Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Makkum, Indianapolis e New York, il film esamina il design process approach della progettista olandese.

Hella Jongerius: Contemporary Archetypes explores the design approach of the world-renowned Dutch designer, who is regarded as one of the most innovative and creative designers working today. Jongerius explores new visions for design, craft, art and technology in her products for everyday life. Shot on location in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Makkum, Indianapolis and New York, the film examines Jongerius’ design process through interviews with the designer, her assistants, the manufacturers of her designs and the curators and retailers who admire her work. This seminal designer and her influence are discussed by leading figures in international design, including Paola Antonelli (The Museum of Modern Art, New York), R. Craig Miller (Indianapolis Museum of Art) and New York design retailer Murray Moss. Manufacturers of her designs are also featured, including Rolf Fehlbaum (Vitra), Michael Maharam (Maharam), and Jan Tichelaar (Royal Tichelaar, Makkum).

Hella Jongerius: Contemporary Archetypes esplora l’approccio progettuale della designer di fama mondiale olandese, che è considerata uno dei designer più innovativi e creativi che lavorano oggi. Jongerius esplora nuove visioni per il design, l’ artigianato, l’ arte e la tecnologia nei suoi prodotti per la vita quotidiana. Girato ad Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Makkum, Indianapolis e New York, il film esamina il design process approach di Hella Jongerius attraverso interviste con la progettista, con i suoi assistenti, con i produttori dei suoi progetti e con i curatori che ammirano il suo lavoro. In questo film parlano di questo fruttoso e influente designer figure di spicco del design internazionale, tra cui Paola Antonelli (The Museum of Modern Art di New York), R. Craig Miller (Indianapolis Museum of Art) e il gallerista di design newyorkese Murray Moss. Sono presenti alcuni dei suoi produttori tra cui Rolf Fehlbaum (Vitra), Michael Maharam (Maharam) e Jan Tichelaar (Royal Tichelaar, Makkum).

Film profile

Director: Amie Knox
Year: 2008
Language: English
Duration: 30 mins
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Screened at MDFF 2013 (with Italian subtitles)

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