Tableau's Funct Feast exhibition goals to "bridge the hole between furnishings and artwork"

Copenhagen studio and gallery Tableau has curated Funct Feast, an exhibition of “practical artwork” and collectible design that was on present as a part of Stockholm Design Week on the new Älvsjö Gård venue.

The exhibition showcased work by 23 totally different designers chosen by Tableau, starting from bulbous stoneware bowls by Swedish designer Anneli Grimwade to sculptural oak chairs by Norwegian designer Henrik Ødegaard.

The Funct Feast exhibition was on present as a part of Stockholm Design Week

“We selected principally artists who give attention to practical artwork, so that they bridge the hole between furnishings and artwork,” stated Boris Peianov, who’s liable for idea improvement, structure and installations at Tableau.

“Additionally, loads of them give attention to sustainability, reuse and waste.”

Interior of Älvsjö Gård in Stockholm
It showcased “practical artwork” by 23 artists and designers

All of the artists exhibiting as a part of Funct Feast are European, with many coming from Design Academy Eindhoven within the Netherlands.

“It is value mentioning that there are loads of newcomers and contemporary graduate artists, with some established artists as nicely,” Peianov instructed Dezeen. “It is a huge, encompassing mixture of artists and designers.”

Glass sculpture at Funct Feast exhibition
Items by Nienke Sikkema have been on present in Stockholm

The items have been all commissioned for the exhibition at Älvsjö Gård – a brand new collectible design venue that launched at Stockholm Design Week this 12 months and sits instantly throughout from the Stockholm Furnishings Truthful venue.

“It is the primary time that they selected to do a particular place for practical artwork, which is precisely what we do,” Peianov stated.

“And as we all the time battle to bridge this hole between design furnishings and artwork, participating clearly was a no brainer. We wished to be right here and it suits us very nicely.”

Additionally on present at Funct Feast have been glass artist Nienke Sikkema’s mouth-blown candleholders, in addition to stools and cabinets by Austrian designer Laurids Gallee that provide a recent tackle marquetry.

The sample of the marquetry items contrasted with the tiled stoves present in Älvsjö Gård, which is without doubt one of the oldest manors to nonetheless exist in Stockholm, whereas picket furnishings by designers together with Swedish duo Lab La Bla’s matched the constructing’s unique parquet ground.

Marquetry furniture at Stockholm Design Week
Marquetry items by Laurids Gallee incorporate vibrant prints

“We love the place,” Peianov stated of the collectible design venue. “It activated this constructing that simply stood on the bottom unused for years. And take a look at it, it appears superb.”

Different tasks and occasions at Stockholm Design Week included an exhibition concerning the carbon emissions of frequent supplies and a settee reimagined as a reconfigurable hammock.

The images is by Michael Rygaard.

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