Studio Ilio / Germany


Studio Ilio (Seongil Choi & Fabio Hendry): Hot Wire Extensions. When Form Follows Facility. Rapid expansion of 3D printing technology created a new ecological problem – leftover nylon powder. Ilio developed a new method that heats the waste into objects, without the need of a mold or any other equipment, and with the naturalness of an organic process. A nickel-chromium wire can be bent with great facility into the desired shape, placed in a container, and covered in a mix of nylon powder and sand. When connected to an electrical source, the mixture hardens around the heated up wire into a solid form.

25th Silver Edition

14-23 October 2016

Kortrijk, Belgium


A festive 25th edition programme

40.000 m2 of contemporary design in the halls of Kortrijk Xpo

Summit: Interior Design & Retail

Scenography & curated content by OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen

Interieur Bars, designed by winners of the INTERIEUR AWARDS

Extending the Biennale programme into a day and night experience

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