Benno Simma-six For All Chair, Bench, Bed, Table and Shelf Together
At Design Interviews
Interview with Benno Simma : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. Benno Simma : I follow the principles of design: less pieces , less material, simple production and simple consumption .Frank Scott: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?. Benno Simma : Making furniture with six different modular pieces .Frank Scott: What are your future plans for this award winning design?. Benno Simma : Continue to propose my principles .Frank Scott: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?. Benno Simma : 18 months .Frank Scott: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?. Benno Simma : I decided by myself following a long personal research in reducing components .Frank Scott: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?. Benno Simma : My design is sponsored by an art gallery (ES gallery of contemporary art - merano-italy) and a furniture company (höller kg - laives-italy) .Frank Scott: What made you design this particular type of work?. Benno Simma : CNC - digital milling machine .Frank Scott: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?. Benno Simma : The work of richard buckminster fuller, otto frei and conrad wachsmann .Frank Scott: Who is the target customer for his design?. Benno Simma : Someone who likes do the things by himself .Frank Scott: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?. Benno Simma : It is assembled with a minimal number of pieces .Frank Scott: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?. Benno Simma : Six for all means that with only six different pieces You can make a lot of furniture .Frank Scott: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?. Benno Simma : Only CNC digital milling machine .Frank Scott: What is the most unique aspect of your design?. Benno Simma : The reduction .Frank Scott: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?. Benno Simma : With a furniture company .Frank Scott: What is the role of technology in this particular design?. Benno Simma : Mostly digital machines .Frank Scott: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?. Benno Simma : Find good solutions for simple digital productions .Frank Scott: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?. Benno Simma : Six for all .Frank Scott: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?. Benno Simma : For searching more visibility .Frank Scott: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?. Benno Simma : Fighting for simple solutions .Frank Scott: Any other things you would like to cover that have not been covered in these questions?. Benno Simma : Going on nearer to perfection .
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