The second life of REX2021 for circuform
Rex, the first dutch deposit chair - was launched in the Netherlands in autumn 2021.A special photo series was made with Annegien van Doorn to make REX' second life transparent for a wide audience. As a model in overalls, Ineke Hans shows the different stages in the recycling process, provided with short texts.
1. an award winning good design gets a second life2. fishing nets, office chair components and industrial waste is used a second time3. production of chairs with lowest ecological impact in re-engineered moulds4. you can always return the chair locally for a guaranteed deposit of € 20,005. deposit chairs are checked, cleaned, optionally fixed and sold again with deposit6. broken deposit chairs are shredded as valuable resource for second production
Autumn 2021 Circuform & Ineke Hans presented REX at various locations:soft launch: GLUE Amsterdam at coworking space Contact (sept)cultural launch: Dutch Design Week Eindhoven: Things that Matter at Microlab Hall (oct)commercial launch: Design District Rotterdam (nov)
The chairs are ready for distribution since dec 2021. International presentations are planned in 2022.
photo's: Annegien van Doornproduction REX: circuformdistribution REX: circuforminfo: circuformmore: seepublications: design digger, disegno, dezeen, de architect, dutch design yearbook 2021, frame magazine