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CID - centre d'innovation et de design au grand-hornu

Di Emidio Massimo - Communication Coordinator

82, rue Sainte-Louise
B-7301 Hornu
32 65 61 38 87
www.cid-grand-hornu.be
Massimo.Di_emidio@hainaut.be

Marie Pok - Director


marie.pok@grand-hornu.be


Exhibition - Design on air

From 23/06/2019 to 13/10/2019 - CPI : 21/06/2019

Invisible, intangible, immaterial. Yet omnipresent and vital. No life on earth is possible without air. Scientists and philosophers share their fascination for air with contemporary designers. The Design on Air exhibition at CID in Grand-Hornu explores the relationships between design and air, the most ethereal, and at the same time the most essential of the four traditional elements. Air – at least for now – is free, belonging to everyone. But in our Anthropocene age, it is also becoming an increasingly threatened resource, in need of protection. How are designers reacting to this? How do they deal with air? What does air mean to them? And can design justifiably be compared to air? In Design on Air, the theme of air is approached from diverse angles, from air as an inflatable material to blowing air as a formative and technical procedure. From the movement of air to the quality of air. Sometimes, the priority is a search for material expertise or innovation in technical production, or such functional issues as safety and comfort, or it might be about the magic of the rarefied, the fleeting, the ethereal. The one need not cancel out the other.

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View of the show © dbcreation © stoz.design © CID


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View of the show © dbcreation © stoz.design © CID


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View of the show © dbcreation © stoz.design © CID


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View of the show © dbcreation © stoz.design © CID


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View of the show © dbcreation © stoz.design © CID


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View of the show © dbcreation © stoz.design © CID


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View of the show © dbcreation © stoz.design © CID


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View of the show © dbcreation © stoz.design © CID


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Marie POK, Benjamin STOZ, Chris MEPLON © dbcreation © stoz.design © CID


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Jun Kamei, Amphibio, 2018 © Jun Kamei


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Oskar Zieta, Plopp Flamed Gold, 2018 ©Bartek Janklewicz


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Pascale De Backer, Beach Cocoon, 2007 © Amendolgine Barracchia


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Club Chair © Maarten de Ceulaer


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Oskar Zieta, Zieta BazAir, installation view © Simona Cupoli


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This is a fan © Julien Carretero


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Blow me up, 2017 © Theo Möller, Ingo Maurer & Team © Ingo Maurer


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bubble wrap rug, 2008 © Katrin Sonnleitner © Gen Higashikawa


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You and I © Verhoeven Twins


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bubble wrap rug, 2008 © Katrin Sonnleitner © Gen Higashikawa


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Aera Fabrica, 2019 © Roos Meerman © Roos Meerman Silk leaf, 2014 © Julian Melchiorri © Julian Melchiorri


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This is a fan, 2008 © Julien Carretero © Julien Carretero


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Criollo for Carl Mertens © Nedda El-Asmar © Wolf&Wolf


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Aroma Coffee glasses for Jacqmotte, 2009 © Nedda El-Asmar


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Rise, 2017 © Hideki_Yoshimoto© LeonardoDuggento


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Aera Fabrica, 2019 © Roos Meerman © Roos Meerman


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Aera Fabrica, 2019 © Roos Meerman © Roos Meerman


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Air one, 2000 © Ross Lovegrove © John Ross


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Medico dell'aria, 2018 © Philippe Tabet © Laila Pozzo per Doppia Firma


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The Chair © Wilhelm Koch, Sitzmoebel ©Marcus Rebmann


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Plopp, 2018 © Oskar Zieta © Bartek Janklewic


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Passing Cloud Street View © Tiago Barros


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Ch-airs © Wilhelm Koch © Wilhelm Koch


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Monochrome respirant, 2001 © Pablo Reinoso © Rodrigo Reinoso


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Sarah Daher & Eva van Strien, Air culture Lab, 2015 © Siavash Maraghechi


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Philipp Weber, On Colours, 2015 © Philipp Weber


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Philipp Weber, On Colours, 2015 © Philipp Weber


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Philipp Weber, A strange symphony, 2013 © Philipp Weber


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Philipp Weber, A strange symphony, 2013 © Philipp Weber


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Nendo, Blown Fabric, 2009 © Masayuki Hayashi


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Nendo, Blown Fabric, 2009 © Masayuki Hayashi


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Richard Sapper, Kettle for Alessi, 1983 © Alessandro Milani


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Pierre-Charrié, Carafe PAN, 2018 © Mario Simon Lafleur


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Jeff Rutten, Albatroz, 2015 © Isabel Rottiers


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Theo Moller, Ingo Maurer & Team, Blow me up, 2017 © Ingo Maurer


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Dirk Wynants, Donuts, 2015 © Isabel Rottiers


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OGSB Studio, Futai deflate, 2017 © Jim Bara


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OGSB Studio, Futai deflate, 2017 © Jim Bara


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Marcel Wanders, Carbon Balloon Chair, 2014 © Marcel Wanders


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Marcel Wanders, Carbon Balloon Chair, 2014 © Marcel Wanders


Press Release

CP-Air_du_design-CID-FR.pdf
Communiqué de presse


Press Release

PB-Air_du_design-CID-NL.pdf
Persbericht


Press Release

PR-CID-Air_du_design-ENG.pdf
Press Release