Repair is Beautiful
- Caroline Kurze
‘Repair is Beautiful’ by Paulo Goldstein began with the idea of solving frustration. A broken object delivers frustration because it doesn’t achieve its functionality. The same principle applies to a broken system that causes things like the financial crisis. In a time of uncertainty, taking things into our own hands and having the feeling of control back can be very therapeutic.+ Read More
‘Repair is Beautiful’ aims to give back this feeling of control – by scaling down a major society problem to a human size and projecting frustration upon broken objects that can be repaired through design and craftsmanship. The final outcome is a collection of intriguingly repaired objects imbued with new meaning and functionality. The once rejected objects reflect the environment that created them and call us to question our society as a whole.