Friday, May 23, 2008
Inspired by Au(then)tism
Ann Maria van Gersem, a young Belgium Designer, recently graduated at the Fun Lab Master dep. at the Design Academy Eindhoven, investigated autism and autistic people. The research inspired her to design with a "touch of autism. The results are special series of products made by the autistic people who Ann met at a chocolate factory, during her research time. Her Au(then)tism collection includes a pink chocolate teapot hat, pistachio green chocolate teacups with fur and pink foil and a dark chocolate whiskey snifter crystal ashtray bling. Each of these objets offers a visual language created in collaboration outside the culture of the neurologically typical.
Posted by Anna and Co. at 8:31 AM