Jan Kaplický's High-Tech Dinghy


Future Systems architect Jan Kaplický's self-contained living room with attached tv, telephone, lamps, and probably stereo, circa 1980. Kaplický was the architect behind Deyan Sudjic's Space Station pad and a slew of unbelievably incredible futuristic buildings, but I like this early effort, complete with all the coolest bits of the High-Tech movement (Pirelli rubber flooring, retractile cords, Plia folding chairs, and of course the billboard as wallpaper.

More evidence that High-Tech was probably Kaplický's favorite book:



Images from Decoration and Design for the 80's by Pamela Ferguson (London, 1983)

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1 comment:

Kelly said...

Was so in love with Future Systems while in school... and damn I love those cards above. Especially since the Mister bought me a scarf with that particular knoll logo in the 'wooing years'