presented during 2019’s edition of dutch design week, ‘affair with earth’ brought together ukrainian designers to explore new sustainable materials. the works were showcased on surfaces completely covered by a green living ecosystem and investigated different sources of materials, local production, sustainability and ultimately, the relationship between man and nature. the five projects comprised of ‘terra’ by yuriy ryntovt, ‘re-leaf paper’ by valentyn frechka, ‘hemp fur’ by devohome, ‘growing fur’ by dasha tsapenko and ‘atomik vodka’ by the chernobyl spirit company.
in his ‘terra’ project, yuriy ryntovt elevates and rotates the horizontal surface of the soil into a vertical position. the designer has created the original surface with chernozem in its base to use it on facades of his furniture collection. the idea of the project is an anthem to earth.
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