Depot Basel

Depot Basel demonstrates the relationship design has with each of us. They offer a glimpse of transnational design creativity, developing new forms of presentation and mediation, thus bringing contemporary design in all its facets to bear. Housed within a nearly 100 year old former grain elevator in Basel, Switzerland. The first exhibition, called Prelude 01, invited nine designers to spend six days on location engaging in dialogue with the building and its distinctive structure. The participants delivered answers in the form of unique infrastructure that will now form the core of the location for the next 2 years. (the above image: Max Lipsey, Concentration chair)