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(English) Vernacular design in Central Asia – A showcase of handmade objects from Kyrgyzstan

A man tends to his shop of babies’ cradles at Osh Bazaar, Kyrgyzstan Note to readers: this post was originally published on the author’s Medium account. Check this link to read it from the original source. Central Asia is regarded as a region of excellence when it comes to the production of artifacts such as carpets, textiles and felt. This traditions have been deeply explored and rightfully celebrated, however very little can be found on the design of everyday things in the region. The Southern part of Kyrgyzstan, a rather small country of 5 million, is especially interesting because of […]

Hälsningar från Formagruppen

Sedan början av våren har CAG samarbetat med våra goda vänner Tamam med att driva ett formgivnings- och designprojektet under namnet Forma. Här är en kort film när projektgruppen var på Sjönevadsfesten i somras. Vi hoppas att åka dit igen nästa år och bygga mer coola grejer!  Since this spring Centralasiengrupperna has collaborated with our close friends Tamam with running a designer project called Forma. Here’s a short movie when the project team went to the Sjönevadsfestival in western Sweden this summer. We hope to go there again next year and build more cool stuff!