2.08.2013

Jan Kaplický's High-Tech Dinghy

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Future Systems architect Jan Kaplický's self-contained living room with attached tv, telephone, lamps, and probably stereo, circa 1980. Kaplický was the architect behind Deyan Sudjic's Space Station pad and a slew of unbelievably incredible futuristic buildings, but I like this early effort, complete with all the coolest bits of the High-Tech movement (Pirelli rubber flooring, retractile cords, Plia folding chairs, and of course the billboard as wallpaper.


More evidence that High-Tech was probably Kaplický's favorite book:

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Images from Decoration and Design for the 80's by Pamela Ferguson (London, 1983)








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