Bodging Milano 2 – 29 June – 5 July 2012

June 22, 2012

Bodging Milano 2 – 29 June – 5 July 2012

William Warren resplendent in a fez bodging last weekend in Devon

William Warren resplendent in a fez bodging last weekend in Devon

Following the success of the Bodging Milano project in 2010, in which nine designers went back to basics and made a collection of greenwood chairs in the ash woods of deepest Herefordshire, collaborators Rory Dodd and Chris Eckersley have put together an exciting new team of prospective ‘bodgers’ for a return visit to Hereford at the end of this month.

Pictures on this post are from the Great Windsor Chair Race at the Contemporary Craft Fair in Devon last weekend.

Bodging Milano 2 will have a distinctly international flavour the participants being:

Clifford Leo Harris

Product designer, trends analyst.

Jon Harrison

Furniture designer and lecturer.

Koji Katsuragi

Our guest from Japan, Koji is a furniture designer, maker and Windsor chair specialist.

Liam Hopkins

Designer, founder of Lazerian design studio, makers of contemporary furniture and objects.

Sarah Kay

Half of furniture design studio Kay & Stemmer, Parnham-trained and a maker in her own right.

Simon Maidment

Designer, lecturer, creator of crafts-based projects with local people in Zimbabwe.

Stefano Santilli

Designer, lecturer, researcher.

Valentina Gonzalez Wohlers

Industrial designer, creator of conceptual furniture and crafts-based projects in Mexico and the UK.

Great Windsor Chair Race

Great Windsor Chair Race

Rory and Chris will be following the group’s progress during the week and uploading images and comment which can be followed on the Designersblock and the Bodging Milano websites.

Great Windsor Chair Race

Great Windsor Chair Race

Gareth Neal at the Great Windsor Chair Race

Gareth Neal at the Great Windsor Chair Race

www.bodgingmilano.co.uk

Read about the original Bodging Milano here

Watch the Bodging Milano movie here