Jet Set by Jaime Hayon

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Milan 08: here are photos of Jaime Hayon's Jet Set installation for Bisazza at Superstudio Più in Milan's Zona Tortona last month.

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See our previous story for more images and information from Bisazza.

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Here's some text from Hayon:

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I loved the idea of having the opportunity to create a humorous and more sophisticated version of such a serious and functional object: a plane.

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The piece has a very charming integrated shape using crystal for the cabin and leather in the wings. With colorful weapons and love symbols this is a fun plane, set in the hangar of glamour. It is made of fiber and silver mosaic, which gives a luxurious and surreal effect to the object.

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Black and white lines in the floor in Bisazza glass tiles create speed and movement. Reminiscing an old Hollywood scene, a very theatrical installation atmosphere will be created by the spotlights. A circular couch is the central element of the plane's body.

I can imagine this object flying out a couple of lovers drinking champagne to deliver energy and good vibes across their journey. Jet set is a living room plane; an art object in a fantasy installation that shows the potential use of the Bisazza materials.

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  • Zenza

    well… Whatever!

    Hayon is getting pretty overated :(

  • jed

    i can;t believe the money and resources wasted on mocking up this piece of idiocy.

  • L Campbell

    END OF THE WORLD

  • zuy

    Wanders did an auto , hayon a plane…next year who will design a satellite ?

  • Zenza

    Zuy… I am! :)

  • bong holder

    maybe a tug boat from someone next year?

  • fran

    insisto en que no entiendo estos procesos de diseño, me parece la cosas mas banal, vacía y demás que podría ofrecerse. No entiendo como gente se presta para financiar estos productos

  • Jill

    Whatever it cost, it was probaly a similar investment of a full-page add in a major publication.
    I think it is a fantastic object that truly captures Jaime Hayons imagaination, congradulations on your sucess JH!!

  • yoyo

    soooooo….
    what’s the point?

  • Billy

    Lets see what he does for HK in October

  • Mary shepherd

    what is he doing in hong kong ?

  • sufin

    Jaime Hamon …

  • Chris

    I feel a little wave of anger that I have been robbed of the 30 sec of my life it took to look at this pile of steaming self indulgence. The Plane doesn’t even have any aesthetic merit – looks like the work of a 12 yr old.

    Maybe for his next piece he will contribute something of value to the design community. And for anyone that responds to this with a ” At least it makes you think. . ..” or “It challenges perceptions. . .” comment – you are wrong. The only thing it challenges are limits and boundries of what people are willing to accept as good design. Its all getting a bit Turner Prize for me.

    There lunchtime rant over.

  • cedric

    no chris. the turner price entries are inteligent.

  • http://www.azhararchitecture.com azhar

    more rhetorical waste time…. no wonder design is cornered into a petty subject….. yes I know we live in a democracy, and we all have the right to provoke…etc. but really this is pure self -referential rubbish…

  • amonwalls

    I like it, have you ever seen some of the instillations at art biennials and biennale’s ? Some of that stuff looks like giant stool samples and pipe cleaners.