Indonesia Project In- Depth: INCHfurniture

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INCHfurniture is a Swiss design Duo currently living and working out of Semarang on the Island of Java, Indonesia. The name ‘INCH’ (IN-Indonesia, CH-Switzerland) represents the collaboration between Swiss design and Indonesian craftsmanship. Originally intending to visit Indonesia temporarily on a work project, a unique opportunity came about in the form of long term collaboration with local and renowned woodworking school PIKA. (http://leicismore.wordpress.com/2011/01/28/inch-furniture/)

Design Process: Collaborations with Architects are a strong influence in the designs and is evident in the final product’s high quality metal fasteners combined with complex geometric timber forms. Social and ecological concerns are also a major influence in the design of INCH furniture. Proof of this is their collaboration with carpentry workshop cum vocational school PIKA.

(http://www.mytown4you.com/uploads/tx_dfcalendar/5INCHfurniture_local-design.pdf)

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Social: In return for design workshops and seminars, PIKA students get the opportunity to produce furniture for a distinguished design company in a professional woodworking…

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