Traditional Roma Craftsmanship meets Vienna Design Week
It is for the second time that Meşteshukar ButiQ will be present at the Vienna Design Week and it will be a picnic – in the truest sense of the word, because that is what their new product line is called: picnic was created together with zerunianandweisz in the framework of the ERSTE Foundation Roma Partnership.
It was the nomadic element of the Roma that was taken up when the new products were designed and crafted. Each of the multipiece picnic-sets represents a cross section of the traditional craftsmanship and was produced by different craftsmen. The picnic-sets may be combined with other sets or used on their own. For daily use or special occasions.
Meşteshukar ButiQ, which means “handicraft boutique” in Romanian, was set up in 2012 to help Roma build on their traditional skills while giving them higher returns and greater opportunities in perspective of employment.
VIENNA DESIGN WEEK
Ehemalige Bothe & Ehrmann Ausstellungshallen
Schlossgasse 14 I 1050 Vienna
Open daily from 11:00am – 8:00pm.
Saturday, 1 October