SHAPES iN PLAY is a creative studio that is committed to quality design. Our special focus is on creating concepts and products at the border where the analogue object meets digital space. We seek to develop designs that preserve their emotional and material value over time.
Beyond working on self-initiated projects we cooperate with companies and organisations in order to find design solutions. We offer support with generating innovation, extending product lines or refining existing product ideas until final implementation. We have special experience in industrial & product design, data visualisation and interface design projects. At every step of product design and development we offer our service as `entire design packages´ as well as working out solutions for single project steps.Since 2009 we, Johanna Spath and Johannes Tsopanides, established our collaboration in numerous projects and continue to grow under the studio name SHAPES iN PLAY. Together we complement each other to be a comprehensive design team:
Exhibitions and Publications
Besides showing our projects at numerous fairs and design events: the Salone Internationale del Mobile in Milan,the Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Étienne, DMY in Berlin, Design Biennial in Ljubljana or the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven; our work is part of the permanent collection at the Museu de les Arts Decoratives de Barcelona since 2012 and was on show at our first solo exhibition at SWING Gallery in Benevento/Italy.
Furthermore our projects have been published, nationally and internationally, amongst others in DAMn, PAGE Magazine, Creative Applications Blog, Elle Decoration, London Financial Times, Blueprint Magazine, design report, FRAME and Interni.