KONSTANTIN GRCIC - DESIGN IS WORK

By Gereon WETZEL

MAGNETFILM - as SALES All rights, World

Documentary - Completed 2017


    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • GERMANY
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH, GERMAN, ITALIAN
    • Duration
    • 54 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Gereon WETZEL
    • Synopsis
    • Konstantin Grcic is considered one of the most innovative and profound product designers worldwide. His career began with a chair and a lamp, both of which are on display at the MOMA in New York.

      »Design is Work« accompanies the designer for the duration of a year in the various segments of his working world. Here, with the aid of design models, we can observe the developmental process behind one of his most prominent pieces, »Chair_One«– from the initial sketches to the finished product.

      In the film, these working steps are lucidly illustrated by Grcic’s current project: a furniture series made of cast iron, conceived and developed with the long-established Italian design company »Magis«. It becomes apparent that design involves a tremendous amount of work – but also considerably more.
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