OFF PLATE KITCHEN

off plate vienna is a culinary experience taking place during vienna design week. A modular and mobile kitchen made from locally sourced beech wood serves as a ‘carte blanche’ for the chefs and everybody around it. It aims to support the restoring of the relationship between food and us.

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MEDITATION BENCH – SYS for Robert Johnson

SEE YOU SOON is a fund-raising concept conceived by Robert Johnson, realized with the help of collaborators and friends from various domains of design and the fine arts, who have been and still are a part of the club on various levels. Its purpose is to sustain a long period, in which the club must remain closed in order to comply with current SARS-CoV-2 regulations.

Each artist’s multiple comes with a signed and numbered certificate by the artist, and is available on pre-order for two weeks, after which its production commences and a new multiple is to be released for your consideration. Each production run may take up to two weeks. A part of the sales price covers the bare production costs, the remainder will benefit Robert Johnson—feel free to include a donation at the check-out. Give love back – See you soon!
Photo credits: Peter Oliver Wolff

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SSC OUTDOOR KITCHEN

During a one month residency at Social Service Club, a beautiful farm located one hour outside of Copenhagen in Denmark I designed and built an outdoor kitchen. I experimented with concrete, clay and local limestone, created different mixtures and added iron-oxide for coloring the mixture.

The kitchen layout is created to cook together in gatherings with a central sink, a pizza oven made from clay and space for portable gas stoves. It is moved away from the wall and plays with the different heights of the given space. It almost gives an altar-like feeling while standing behind the sink and gas stoves. It aims to put the cooking together in the centre and embraces the nature surrounding it by using materials of the area and colors related to the given architecture.

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BEE HOME

IKEA’s research and design lab SPACE10 has teamed up with Bakken & Bæck and product designer Tanita Klein to launch an open source Bee Home. Bees are essential for all life on our planet—including one third of all the food we eat —but bees are under increasing threat of extinction due to human impact. That’s why SPACE10 wants to make it easy for anyone, anywhere to design a beautiful home for this vital animal.


Bee Home launches on United Nations International Bee Day, May 20, and the open-source design will be available for free on

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Process photos by Niklas Vindelev, Studio photos by Irina Boersma & Exterior Photos by Brendan Austin

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OFF PLATE. temporary restaurant for the future of dining

off plate is a newly formed temporary restaurant collective that aims to portray how & what cuisine will look like in 2050, respective to the FAO report focused on transforming food & agriculture to reach the SDGs. We invited people to partake in one of four delectable evenings, scheduled during imm cologne 2020. The evening menus had been especially curated to fuse German & international cuisines with local & seasonal ingredients, in various dietary styles – flexitarian, vegetarian, vegan.

Invited chefs prepared their evening’s courses on the TSL Kitchen (a Tanita Klein design), along with paired wine & cocktail selections, devised by ebb&flow wine, all served on tap. Wine tapped fresh into the glass from Weingut Hamm (Oestrich-Winkel, Rheingau).

Off plate collective is formed by Tanita Klein, Philipp Neveling, Deandra Anderson, Markella Samartzidou & Morgana Hohenstein.

There are more evenings in different cities around Europe to follow.

All pictures taken by Marina Hoppmann.

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EVERYBODY IN

Everybody in is spatial concept for MONTANA furniture and FRAME magazine in collaboration with Studio KBB.

Everybody in is translating a fluid office lobby into a space with different characters and functions for welcoming visitors, having short meetings, a coffee break or just and afterwork beer.  

With the playfulness of the different characters we aim to an open-to-all and welcoming environment. Giving objects characters breaks the normal structure of an office or even the ice between employees and any visitor. Each personality tells a story and is open for more office stories to come.

The spatial concept was realized and on show for 3daysofdesign in September 2020 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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TSL KITCHEN. powdercoated steel, corian

The TSL system is a kitchen that is moved to the centre of the room in order to adapt to the new requirements of contemporary living. The three kitchen compositions T, S and L exist of 9 different elements that can be composed according to the user’s needs. The central frame construction on which all elements are attached gives the possibility of a multi-sided interaction, opening up the preparation of food to new movements.

The production of the kitchen is supported by Corian and the kitchen appliances by Gaggenau. The concept is among the finalists of this year’s Pure Talents Contest and was exhibited in January 2019. Photos of the kitchen are taken by the talented Marina Hoppmann.

Recently the TSL system has been selected to be subsidised by the Hessen Ideen Stipiendium, a grant by the Ministry for Science and Arts of the federal state Hessen, Germany. The idea will be developed into a business. Stay tuned for the journey beginning in July.

€ on request

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IDAHO. ash wood

IDAHO started with questioning the meaning of inspiration. The project is about the randomness of seeking. By dropping randomly into a place with Google Earth, Idaho in the USA has been the starting point. Its landscape is marked by huge crop circles, which are the result of the irrigation system being used there.

Fascinated by this mechanism the research was developed into a floor sliding system. This floor sliding system offers to slide furniture elements on it and indicates movements happening within a space. It consists out of two different tiles, which can be arranged in different variations. The arrangement of the tiles becomes a floor plan that not only guides the movement of furniture but also people within this space.

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NORM(AL). Powdercoated steel, glass

Norm(al) is inspired by a social housing project in Frankfurt am Main, Germany in the 1920s. Carried by ideas of affordability, modern aesthetic and social utopia this project was to about building new housing situations for the upcoming working class. One of the tools was to work with typification and normed sizes. Normed sizes are based on average human body dimensions, such as body height, arm reach and shoulder height among many others. Norm(al) is a series of objects for the domestic environment which reflect the overlapping of arm reach with different body dimensions. Every object is based on standard production techniques, standard materials and standard components. Using advantages of the idea of standardization the series Norm(al) is translating these values into a new modern aesthetic.

2017 winner einundzwanzig design newcomer award & exhibited at Salone del Mobile 2017 in Milan

€ on request

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QG 10-15 zinc-plated perforated steel

As young designers you are always taught to reinvent the world instead of using what is already there and work with it.

The industry provides a huge catalogue of normed elements. Combining these elements, like materials, attachments and processing techniques you can create endless results


QG 10-15 uses a perforated steel with its name giving norm. 3 pieces are bent in a U shape, put together with DIN 933 screws and afterwards yellow zinc plated for its durability.

This project was created in collaboration with Andrew Grincell and exhibited during Dutch Design Week 2017 in the trendsetting exhibition format Hardcore.

€ on request


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