Thursday, 15 April 2010

The world of Katrin Arens

{Ideal}: In an ideal world this is how I would like to live, making one passion a way of living. The passion for repurposing, recycling reusing old materials giving life to wonderful objects: furniture, children clothes and home accessories. Her home interior  features the furniture collection and fully embraces the dedication to the reclamation and re-use of materials.  Each piece is unique and handmade, using materials reclaimed by Katrin Arens; from derelict country houses, from cellars, and from carpentry studios. 

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In Northern Italy by the Adda river, an old cascina

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Featured in recycled homes book

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Old clothes worn by parents are re-made as new clothes for children, as rich in colour and design as they are in memories. It is from this ethical and poetic concept that Katrin Arens has developed the complete VATER MUTTER KIND project.

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Photography: Jodi Canosa

12 comments:

Mariella said...

Nice post, thanks for sharing! bellissime immagini...

Suze said...

Oh, so gorgeous! Great find!
Ciao!
Susanna

josephine said...

i'm loving this rustic style! the idea to use a palette to display plates is genius!

WayneandFarrah said...

beautiful!

sinnlighet said...

Love love love this post!!

By the way, thank you for your nice comment on my blog.

Your blog is wonderfully inspiring and makes me soo happy!

Agneta & Sweden

Anonymous said...

Draming Mandarine, just dreaming of a life lived like in those pics!
Have a nice week end!
W. the Antiques Lovers

Rebecca / Sanctuary said...

What a dream!

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Dorothy Rimson said...

Wonderful photographs. I wish I was there....

Ingrid in Umbria said...

Cara,

Katrin Arens is one of my favourite concept artists and designers. Beyond all trends. A sustainable lifestyle feels so right. Thanks for sharing, cara! Bacione, Ingrid in Umbria

maría cecilia said...

Beautiful!!! love her world!!!

nina said...

your posts always brighten my day. Thank you.