Assembly-Line is a collaboration project that generates small, locally manufactured products. ASSEMBLY-LINE / 01 is the first product from this series: a re-make of a classic wooden slipper from the sixties. Made with EU locally sourced materials and assembled in the Netherlands. In a nutshell: Limited editions, timeless designs, slow design, European product.
Assembly-Line 01 Revival of a Classic Shoe
Assembly-Line 01 Revival of a Classic Shoe with interchangable straps.
About ASSEMBLY-LINE / 01
The first project of Assembly-Line is a revival of a classic: a wooden soled sandal from the sixties. Once extremely popular but now somewhat invisible in the wider shoe landscape, this sandal was waiting for an update and a repositioning in the here and now. The new sandal is produced locally in limited editions, and in collaboration with small workshops, using EU sourced materials. The packaging is low-impact, and the leather straps are re-placeable. The slippers can be ordered at assembly-line.nl. Continue reading →
Visit Dave Hall on FaceBook “My automata. Made using a variety of techniques largely requiring no workshop, as i don’t have one. Its all stuff I do in my spare time.. My brain insists I make them, eve though I don’t really have time” or go to his site
No, these are no dolls for sex educational purposes. This was your typical average home decoration set in the 1970s, Adam (with a penis and balls) and Eve (with a vagina) both made out of wood. You could get them in various sizes, but they were all made to fuck! The ones below are the Dutch/German/Belgian version
seventies adam and eve from mimi berlin’s attic
design adam and eve by Tony Futura
Rightside: made by/via Tony Futura, On the left: original dolls from the 1970s, found on Mimi Berlin’s atic.
Comparing the wooden objects above also says a lot about design; Then and Now.