In Berlin we met the two designers Hrafnkell Birgisson and Sebastian Summa. They talk about some of their works, including “Patch up London”, a “presouvenir”; “tools you bake”, a series of six hand-spun baking bowls developed in collaboration with the metal goods factory Hugo Bräuer in Berlin; “hoch die Tassen”, unique cups made of discarded second hand cups and a prefabricated glass stems. Interview: Sabine Trieloff. Berlinomat, Berlin/Germany, September 30, 2006.
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Hrafnkell Birgisson and Sebastian Summa have worked together on projects for exhibition- and product design since 2002.
Sebastian Summa was trained as a blacksmith before he began his industrial design studies in Berlin. He also designed the lamp “phon” for Hugo Bräuer Metallwaren.
Hrafnkell Birgisson studied design in Saarbrücken and Berlin. He works and teaches in Reykjavik, Weimar and San Francisco amongst others.