Author: invasioni

Nendo for Cappellini // MDW17

TENT A collection of side tables which resemble triangular tents. The table can be placed by a sofa or bed, and the user can position the-round shaped opening to face them, which makes the table become a small personal alcove. The tables have inner lighting which highlights the items inside, making use as a display case also possible. A desk was also produced based on the same concept. The interior of the desk was finished in fabric which has a sound buffering effect to allow the user to focus on work for a short time in the enclosed space. KOEDA A branch unexpectedly juts out from inside a square-shaped frame. When a coat is hung on the branch, the weight is focused in the centre of the frame and the stability of the frame is increased so the base of the frame can be made light-weight and compact. The relationship between “inside” and outside ”is completely reversed in this coat stand. While branches typically grow “outward,” this branch grows “inward.” Coats can be hooked “inside” …

MRE // Henry Heargraves

MRE (Meals Read to Eat) are military combat rations provided to soldiers in the field of duty. Due to their unappetizing taste they have earned the nickname of ‘meals rejected by everyone.’ With this project, a collaboration between Chuck George, Jimmy Pham and Henry Hargreaves, they wanted to reimagine the meals and plate in a manner of a Michelin starred meal. In essence, taking the worst food, provided to the bravest people and visually elevate it as if it were being served in one of the world’s most revered restaurants. // I MRE (piatti pronti da mangiare) sono le razioni militari fornite ai soldati in missione. Grazie al loro gusto (e aspetto) non invitante, si sono guadagnati ormai il nome di “piatti rifiutati da chiunque”. Con questo progetto, una collaborazione tra Chuck George, Jimmy Pham and Henry Hargreaves, si è voluto riimmaginare i piatti e i relativi impiattamenti pensandoli come fossero serviti in un ristorante stellato Michelin. In pratica, si è trattato di prendere il cibo peggiore (fornito alle persone più coraggiose), ed elevarlo immaginandolo servito in uno …