Dig it: A case of archaeological inspiration

14 : 06 : 2011 Craftsmanship : Artefacts : Archaeology

Eindhoven – Dutch design company De Intuitiefabriek has created a collection of homewares, Excavations, inspired by the processes involved in archaeology.

Excavations by De Intuitiefabriek Excavations by De Intuitiefabriek
Excavations by De Intuitiefabriek Excavations by De Intuitiefabriek
Excavations by De Intuitiefabriek Excavations by De Intuitiefabriek

The collection – displayed as a series of hand-made ‘artefacts’ in a special display case – aims to explore the far corners of the designers’ own imaginations. Each object is intended to ‘tell its own story’ through the high quality of the craftsmanship that went into its creation.

For more about how designers are taking inspiration from the past, read our Modern Mythology inspire.

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