Imagine you aren’t inclined to fold up your cloth, arrange your toys on a shelf, seek order for your socks and accessories. ‘Cloud Storage’ conveys an unconventional, playful, furniture to store what needs to be out of your way.

on display at IDS 2020 16-19.01. Metro Convention Center, Toronto. 

01/020 CLOUD STORAGE

"People can inhabit anything. And they can be miserable in anything and ecstatic in anything."

Rem Koolhaas, SMLXL

09/019  Collage: 5minutes.

Wallfurniture DIY is an interior design app where the user can custom design and print a practical and innovative wall-covering for portable, inexpensive and quickly-designed temporary homes.

 

In collaboration with Sarah Dorkenwald for Haus der Künstler, Munich. Exhibition Under Construction.

 

Image: © Anna Fiorino

07/012 WALLFURNITURE DIY

Part of a series of investigations on walking on water. It is a performative project which is part utopian vision, part playful commentary on transportation technologies.

 

Presented at Harbourfront Center, Toronto, 2008

Image: © Zorica Varcic

07/08 WATER WALKER

Nature’s transformative process: What if Lake Ontario could interweave = fabricate the garment?

 

With this idea in mind I started 2017 an investigation into garment creation, working with Lake Ontario, as part of the design process. 

 

Cotton and Muselin Dresses where released into Lake Ontario to be transformed through water.

Presented at Grow Op 2018 at Gladstone Hotel in Toronto.

04/017 WATER DRESSES

Lightweight, portable and unfolds from the flat, the daisy-shaped lighting accessory is staging iconic

(or not so iconic) light fixtures.

presented at MATSUYAMA DESIGN WEEK "Flower Design Award" 2018

10/017 OBJECT POCHE

An spatial installation comprised of a Spider Girl equipped with a portable nursery/dispensing tray  and a Mother Ship docking installation.

In collaboration with Claire Ironside, Doug Donaldson

presented at GROW OP 2018 at Gladstone Hotel in Toronto.

04/018 MOTHERSHIP + SPIDER GIRL

"The jurors indulged in a break from practicality when reviewing the tallest man t-shirt. …” i.d. magazine, 53rd annual design review 2007, p.92 (usa).

designed In collaboration with Sarah Dorkenwald for Droog Design, 2006

Image: © Yoko Inoue

04/05 THE TALLEST MAN

 © 2020 by Ruth Spitzer Design.