Gerard De Hoop-Frames 2.5 Bookcase

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Interview with Gerard de Hoop : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. Gerard de Hoop : flatpack .Frank Scott: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?. Gerard de Hoop : To make a interesting graphical and minimalistic bookcase, with thin open frames. .Frank Scott: What are your future plans for this award winning design?. Gerard de Hoop : To find an appropriate design label, who wishes to place this design on the market .Frank Scott: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?. Gerard de Hoop : one year .Frank Scott: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?. Gerard de Hoop : I wanted to make a former design (Frames 2.0) more minimal and thinner. .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?. Gerard de Hoop : see answer to question no. 3 .Frank Scott: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?. Gerard de Hoop : no .Frank Scott: Who is the target customer for his design?. Gerard de Hoop : people who loves minimal design .Frank Scott: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?. Gerard de Hoop : it's a minimal approach of a bookcase/bookshelf .Frank Scott: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?. Gerard de Hoop : The bookcase is made up of frames .Frank Scott: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?. Gerard de Hoop : drawing, making models, computer, making prototypes .Frank Scott: What is the most unique aspect of your design?. Gerard de Hoop : The shelves are open and it is a flatpack .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?. Gerard de Hoop : to make a interesting and functional composition out of thin open frames .Frank Scott: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?. Gerard de Hoop : to keep it minimal and thin .Frank Scott: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?. Gerard de Hoop : I was asked by the organization to submit my design .

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