Since 1959, Bernd and Hilla Becher’s photographs are a testimony of the architectural heritage of the recent industrial past in France, Germany, Belgium, England and the United States. In the second half of the twentieth century, a lot of those industrial production sites were destroyed. The Becher’s photographs in a sense form the last living trace of those anonymous buildings. The young Dutch designer Mieke Meijer took her inspiration from this industrial archaeology and its spectacular volumes, to give them a new lease of life in a new context. Recreating their shape at a smaller scale and playing with their volumes, Mieke creates a new typology of home furniture, that can be used as a mix of a showcase, a desk or a shelf… with a strong architectural presence.
Materials : recycled oak, glass and kind of linoleum
Dimensions : H: 200 cm – W: 130 cm – D: 80 cm
Prototype of a limited edition of 5.