Workshop to reinterpret Meccanica
(by the Demode engineered by Valcucine)
Valcucine showroom, Milan
Design week, Brera Design District
11 makers, designers and planners, selected by Valcucine and dotdotdot following a call for ideas, are chosen to produce innovation on the ‘open source kitchen’ theme during Milan Design Week 2014.
Valcucine and dotdotdot revolutionize the way you design the kitchen with Kitchen becomes OPEN!, workshop to reinterpret Meccanica, by the demode engineered by
Valcucine showroom in Corso Garibaldi 99 is transformed into a laboratory of digital fabrication.
A brain-storming marathon and incubator of ideas for the creation of new projects and solutions that develop or modify the concept of the kitchen, Kitchen becomes OPEN! is created with the aim to meet in a collaborative and participatory design on the theme of the kitchen.
During the workshop, the designers worked in close contact with the Valcucine technical department, the dotdotdot design studio and a team of experts. A set of meetings and
debates are organized during the days which will be open to the public and to which important guests are invited to share their knowledge, skill and experience, such as Giulio
Iacchetti, Stefano Maffei, Dario Buzzini, Massimo Menichinelli, Enrico Bassi, Zoe Romano and Arduino team, which actively supports the workshop.
The executable files of the project are released in the open source mode, under the Creative Commons CC by-nc-sa license, with the permission to distribute, modify and create projects based on the original, except for business purposes, recognising the author’s paternity of the project.
Demode engineering by Valcucine
In collaboration with
Andrea De Chirico
Laurence Humier – Miss Design
Alexander Kashim – Kink Fab
Cècile Leporte – Ultra Ordinaire
Michele Novello – Laboratorio Graffe
Francesco Rodighiero – SRA
Juan Soriano Blanco