04 June, 2010

Cafeteria by Tobias Rehberger at La Biennale di Venezia

Still exploring the subject of surrealistic interiors... The black and white design of cafeteria by Tobias Rehberger overwhelms with contrasting graphical patterns and vivid colours. Retro and cartoon inspirations seem to be obvious. But there is something more. By oversizing the stripes and dots, interesting effect had been achieved: the space grew and we might experience surreal feeling, like if we had entered a fairytale word of giants.

The cafeteria at the Palazzo delle Exposizioni della Biennale was the winning project at the 53rd International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia last year. The designer, Tobias Rehberger was awarded the Golden Lion as best artist. The interior had been created in close collaboration with Finnish furniture Artek, the sponsor of La Biennale di Venezia.





















photos: Katja Hagelstam and Wolfgang Guenzel 

13 comments:

  1. All this pattern and colour is very uplifting! Thank you! Will

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  2. it is really playful and optimistic design :)

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  3. What a fabulously graphic space!
    Love the pops of color in the furnishings!

    xoxox,
    CC

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  4. Hi design traveller and thanks to viting my blog!!!
    I like If you become one of my readers... I'm one of yours! :)

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  5. GASP. this is too much for me! pretty wild!

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  6. Couture Carrie, Alessandra, welcome at design traveller!

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  7. I love it, it's so funny and colorful!
    Your blog is great!!!

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  8. Stresujące wnętrze! Nie wiedziałbym gdzie usiąść, a gdybym oblał się kawą, przypuszczałbym, że to chyba nawet na miejscu.

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  9. hah, Mikoaj percepcja jest zwodna...

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  10. Moimi faworytami są w tym wnętrzu wszelkiej maści krzesła i taborety.

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  11. Hazel, all the furniture here comes from Artek, visit their webside...

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  12. Wow, really inspiring project! It is really playful and optimistic design. Wannekes

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  13. About, welcome at design traveller!

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