Art and design in the expanded field: artists, designers, and theorists discuss the consequences of design
as a self-referential practice, and the aesthetics of life-world in the art context with a special focus on furniture.
The publication proposes three approaches to the expanded definition of design today and its relation to the art context:
Distinction: with texts by Tido von Oppeln, Mateo Kries, Klaus Spechtenhauser, Burkhard Meltzer, and Sven Lütticken
Participation: with texts by Alexander García Düttmann
, Monika Kritzmöller, Jennifer Allen, Judith Welter, and a discussion with Martin Boyce
, Frédéric Dedelley, and Max Borka
Production: interviews with Jurgen Bey, Matthew Smith, Mamiko Otsubo, Martino Gamper, Martin Boyce
, Sofia Lagerkvist / Front Design, Andrea Zittel, Jerszy Seymour, Florian Slotawa, David Renggli
, and Julia Lohmann.