Our natural needs in a digital world by Richards Stanisich

_The Rigg Design Prize is the highest accolade for contemporary design in Australia. The triennial prize is awarded to a design practice displaying outstanding creative achievements in the field of interior design and decoration

_photography Felix Forest

 

_Richards Stanisich’s entry explores how the human essentials of shelter, sanctuary, hygiene and intimacy have remained largely unchanged for thousands of years, but technology is rapidly altering how we respond to those needs

_The outer layer of this installation is wrapped in black gloss tiles bordered by blue light, representing the the digital world.  The centre of the space, the kitchen, living and sleeping zones are handmade, tactile and textural;  earthy qualities representing our natural needs

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