“De Markies” (The Awning) was an entry in the “Temporary Living” competition 1985 and was conceived as a mobile home. On the road, it measures 2.00 m by 4.50 m, and once it has arrived at its destination its floorspace can be increased threefold in a matter of seconds.
“De Markies” was awarded the Public Prize at the Rotterdam Design Prize.
Created by Dutch designer Eduard Bohtlingk
“You didn’t love her. You just didn’t want to be alone. Or maybe, maybe she was good for your ego. Or maybe she made you feel better about your miserable life, but you didn’t love her, because you don’t destroy the person that you love.”Callie Torres, ‘The Heart of the Matter’ (via weaverofstars)
Presented at Milan’s Design Week 2013 the floating book support called “Extend”.
Extend is a serious matter of illusionism giving you the feeling that you are watching a pair of books floating. Extend “can be ﬁxed to a tabletop by a clamp and the length can be adjusted as you like.”