‘Das House’ by Louise Campbell


Louise Campbell presented her imposing 240 metre-squared ‘Das House’ at IMM Cologne 2014. It is an accolade to be chosen for the occupation. Each year a designer is commissioned to construct their future home detailing visually how it is attainable to generate a planet of one’s own that turns into an expression of their very own character. The project evolved by means of a series of themes and secret titles. A single being Alice in Wonderland Louise desired to perform with adventure and the freedom of her globe albeit limited at instances with the constraints of creating for a industrial fair.

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The open plan layout is constructed with a timber frame. Grids are laid to distinguish every single distinct spot.


She considers it more of an idea of a home you will speedily discover she omitted to include interior walls. The contrasting exterior panels are decorative featuring larch shingle cladding. Intermittently sections feature striped suggestions.

“It is open nevertheless its personal, intimate nevertheless it is versatile all these contrasts have been taken into the house,” mentioned Campbell.


Taking her favourite piece of furniture the bed she played with scale, as did Alice. Instead of the standard double sized bed there is a twenty metre a single.  She considers it will be employed 24/7, a bed that is not solely employed for rest, it is a multi function spot dominating the interior and ties in with the theme.


Her 2nd favourite piece of furnishings is the table situated in the centre of the home and the idea explored is an endless a single, once again for a assortment of daily utilizes.


If you want to repair, develop, cook, or invent something every thing is at hand, really practically as home resources en masse are displayed the complete length of a pegboard wall.


Calm and serene spring to mind, could it be the lack of technological innovation? No flat display television? It is purposefully minimal tech.

“It is a location exactly where you use your entire body to reach something. You may possibly have your Mac or pc goods of course, but they come with you, they do not dominate the room, they are not built in, comfort is.”


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