Hidden Art at 100% Design Present Mix of Sustainable Design, New Technologies and Traditional Making Skills
Hidden Art returned to 100% Design for the 12th year, exhibiting the work of 13 designer-makers including Hidden Art Select 2008, as well as work from Hidden Art London and Hidden Art Cornwall designer-makers.
Hidden Art designer-makers utilised different approaches to designing and making; everything from recycled aggregate concrete benches and reinvigorated furniture to water-cut fabrics and air-insulated eatingware were displayed.
The show ran from 18-21 September 2008
The following Hidden Art designer-makers were showing their latest products on stand G90:
Hidden Art at 100% Design 2008, Photo: Saul Sherry
Hidden Art at 100% Design 2008, Gina Pierce. Photo: Saul Sherry
Gina Pierce Design is a textile design consultancy based in London. During 100% Design 2008 they displayed their Peeling Paint Fabric, Stairway Fabric, History Maps Fabric and Wall Panels.
LM Design (Lina Meijer)
Hidden Art at 100% Design 2008, Lina Meijer. Photo: Saul Sherry
Ollo Eatingware and Ollo Eatingware Picnic ranges. A functional and useful modern eating system. New picnic range, featuring lid and cup.
Hidden Art at 100% Design 2008, Selina Rose. Photo: Saul Sherry
Textiles created utilising cutting-edge technology to create intricate patterns. Bloom and Botanica designs made using water cut felt panel and plotter cut paper panels. Environmentally friendly dyes.
Hidden Art at 100% Design 2008, Slottables, Photo Saul Sherry
Easy lightweight designs which allow for flat packing, featuring levered and sprung elements to ensure stability. Soma Chair and Slot Coffee Table feature High Pressure Laminate Birch Ply.
Hidden Art at 100% Design 2008, Solid Soul, Photo: Saul Sherry
Brothers Kieron and Brendan McSherry specialise in the innovative design of sculptural furniture. Concrete Seat, Arched Concrete Bench (using recycled aggregate) and Telstar Shelving Unit all incorporate the aesthetic functions of fine art into sturdy and reliable furniture.
Hidden Art at 100% Design 2008, Tina Vlassopulos, Photo: Saul Sherry
Tina’s work echoes the current trend for pure, pristine ceramic work. Her Vases, Spiral Dish, Leaf Bowl and Fin Bowl all contain a playful form brought into the kitchen and homeware range.
Hidden Art at 100% Design 2008, Melanie Guy
Sculptural panels of pewter on board. DEVIANT, IONS and REFLECT all utilise biofoam and low melting pewter metal.
HIDDEN ART SELECT 2008
Hidden Art Select 2008 also launched on the Hidden Art Stand at 100% Design. Featuring exclusive products which subsequently also were featured on the Hidden Art E-Shop.
Hidden Art Select is a unique collaboration, Hidden Art combine expert advice and business experience with designer-makers’ creative talents. Hidden Art Select 2008 demonstrates that UK design can be inspirational and good value
Hidden Art Select 2008
Hidden Art Select 2008, Margo Selby
A range of Angel cushion covers inspired by the Liverpool Cathedral.
Hidden Art Select 2008, Michelle Mason
Exclusive ‘Construct’ Lampshades, made with digitally printed fabrics. The graphic architectural print was inspired by a multi-storey car park in Central London.
‘Seascape’ bedside lamp and wall chart for children, featuring a glow in the dark print which reveals the secrets of the deep. This unique and brand new idea serves as both an attractively designed piece and an educational tool for children
Sharon Bishop (Hidden Art Cornwall)
– ‘The Danger Series’ of 3 hand drawn designs, transferred onto ceramic plates – Smell That Honey, I Told You It Was Left and Worked Up An Appetite? Sharon’s very personal style defies all trends to deliver an unusual illustrative style combined with ceramics
Hidden Art Select kids
Ella Doran’s Fruit Tray and Lobster Tray use surface designs by students from St. Paul’s Way Community School, providing bright and imaginative trays. Designs by Jewel Ahmed and Zahanggir Hussain were selected and used on the Fruit Tray and Lobster Tray.
Hidden Art 100% Futures Award
Hidden Art 100% Design 2008 Futures Winner Jonas Wagell. Photo: Saul Sherry
100% Design exclusively offered Hidden Art members the chance to win a 40-60m2 space within the 100% Futures area. Jonas Wagell, a Hidden Art member from Stolkholm (selected by 100% Design) won the space and will be using it to show his concept ‘A House of Jonas Wagell’.