THE WALL HANGING
‘ SCREENSHOT’ PANELS
When furniture designer Martino Gamper and photographer Brigitte Niedermair were asked to work on a 40th anniversary project for Italian textile house Dedar, it was a slow web connection that became the unlikely basis for their concept. Driving through the Italian countryside, the pair looked up an image on a mobile phone only to find the screen filled with colourful boxes while it loaded. Entranced, they then transformed blue masterpieces by Henri Matisse, Yves Klein, Picasso, Giotto and others into this blocky format, creating five ‘Screenshot’ images, digitally printed onto panels of Dedar’s luxuriously thick ‘Tabularasa’ cotton. Framed in teak and brass, the designs can be hung as works of art, or slotted together to cover a wall. Plus, Gamper created a teak box that can be incorporated into the panels, turning them into a shelving unit. £5,200 (dedar.com).