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1 May 2009

raw-edges at 'craft punk' design miami/ performance

'pleated pleat' stool by raw- edges

raw- edges, the london- based collective composed of israeli designers yael mer and shay
alkalay will present 'pleated pleat', a series of paper furniture at 'craft punk' design miami/

borrowing a technique used in fashion production, raw-edges folds and re-folds DuPont™
to create a 'pleated pleat' collection. the method of pleating allows the flat, non-elastic
material to become a springy, three-dimensional cushion when filled with soft polyurethane foam.


'pleated pleat' chair 1


'pleated pleat' chair 2


design miami/ is curating an event outside its own territories in a unique partnership with fendi.
taking place during the salone del mobile in milan, 'craft punk’ will expand on the design
performance programme that is a highlight of design miami/.

the designers contributing to ‘craft punk’ include kwangho lee, massimiliano adami, nacho carbonell,
peter marigold, raw-edges, sarah becker, simon hasan, studio glithero, studio libertiny, and yuri
suzuki + household. a truly international mix of talents, they come from as far afield as japan, denmark,
italy, israel, slovakia, spain, the netherlands, south korea, germany and the UK

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