The exhibition focuses on the design of toys and children’s furniture that contribute to the intellectual and physical development of children. In designing products for children, it is important to realise the differences in the environmental perception of adults and children. The project also includes lectures and creative workshops for designers and children. The project has been initiated by the Milan artist Paola Noe (Unduetrestellababy, Italy) and Graz children’s furniture designer Thomas Maitz (Perludi, Austria) in collaboration with the Riga design studio “Rijada”.
The exhibition will present such brands as Krethaus (Argentina), Stick-lets (the United States), Perludi (Austria), Mon Petit Art (France), Matador (Austria), Nonah (France), Studio delle Alpi (Italy), Magis (Italy), Nonah (France), StudioROOF (the Netherlands), Stocs (the Netherlands), Kinkeliane (Norway), Moluk (Switzerland), Ondu (Slovenia), IO Kids (Great Britain), Debesy (Lithuania), Rijada (Latvia) and others.
The opening ceremony for the exhibition will be at 6 p.m. on the 1st of October, the exhibition will open to the general public on the 2nd of October. On the 3rd of October, there will be lectures for designers, students and members of the public, whereas workshops for children will take place on the 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th of October from 12 noon to 3 p.m. The exhibition’s opening hours: 12 noon to 6 p.m. on workdays, 12 noon to 4 p.m. on weekends, closed on Monday and Tuesday.
Thematic division: Road Map
Begins : 01.10.2014 21:00
Ends: 30.10.2014 22:00
- Alberta 12-7 (entry from Strēlnieku Street)
Form of event:
- Discussion / Lecture
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The goal of the project “Long Walk” is environmental research and the implementation of specific design projects, as well as the effect of surroundings and design on city dwellers.
Web address: http://www.riga2014.org/GaraPastaiga