We are a Zürich based interdisciplinary research and design studio exploring the narratives of material transformation.
Studio Eidola is founded by Denizay Apusoglu ︎︎︎ and Jonas Kissling ︎︎︎ in 2020.
Denizay Apusoglu, Industrial Designer MSc. Photo Ramona Gschwend, 2021.
Jonas Kissling, MSc ETH Arch. Photo Ramona Gschwend, 2021.
Their hands-on approach aims to rediscover the qualities of materials, traditional building techniques and cultural narratives.
In their practice there is a strong emphasis on learning and experimenting with the craft of manufacturing, this entails defining a relationship with the material and its transformation through human interaction.
Their work starts with investigations into cycles and properties of raw materials, geomorphic processes that shape the landscape and longstanding making cultures; and from there it transfers into objects, spaces and installations.
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Jungdesign -Designgut. (Ocean Articulated) (Winterthur, CH)
BioArt Labs - Eindhoven Design Week. (Ocean Articulated) (Eindhoven, NL)
Ukurant - 3 Days of Design. (Ocean Articulated) (Copenhagen, DK)
Swiss Green Economy Symposium. Exhibition with Pro Helvetia (Ocean Articulated) (Winterthur, CH)
Sélection Mode Suisse chez Jelmoli in Zürich. Modesuisse. (Vases EIDOLA & VÉGÉTÉ) (Zürich, CH)
Grant / Award
Best Product Award - Jungdesign: Sustainability and Innovation. (Ocean Articulated)
Design Work Grant - Concept . ProHelvetia. (Ocean Articulated)
Lecture / Presentation
Pecha Kucha Presentation / Next Generation im Dialog - Gewerbemuseum (Winterthur, CH)
Lecture "Site as a Source" in Architektur im Magazin (Vienna, AT)
AW 2023 /24 MIX Magazine issue 66. Colour Hive. Edition december 2021. (Ocean Articulated)
Lila Strauss: Future Nostalgia 02, ISSN: 2673-8147, (Ocean Articulated)
Wohnrevue. Wachgeküsst. Schweizer Möbel und Design. Ausgabe November 2020. (Vases EIDOLA & VÉGÉTÉ)