Transdisciplinarity is the key to develop fresh, new and daring solutions that not only excite but also stir imagination. It’s the quintessence of the times we live in and a portrayal of design evolution. The use of advanced tools for creating sculptures and objects of design makes the science and art intertwine like never before. “Think Big! Be Stupid!” is a story about creating at the intersection of such domains as architecture, engineering and design to draw the essence of those.
Oskar Zieta – architect, founder and CEO of Zieta Prozessdesign. Born in 1975, he graduated from the Swiss Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule in Zürich, he has been working at this academy as a research assistant at the department of CAAD – Computer Aided Architectural Design. Oskar Zieta has been awarded the AUDI – Mentor-Price 2011, the Red Dot Award 2008, DMY Award for Innovation in production process 2008, the YDMI 2008, the German Design Council Prize 2009, the Forum Aid Awards 2009, technology Award – Materialica 2009, MUST HAVE Design Łódz 2011 and was nominated to the “Schweizer Design Preis” 2009 and the “Dobry Wzór” 2009. The Wire Magazine called his designs “furniture of the future”. His designs carved out their way into numerous prestigious collections including Centre Pompidou in Paris, the Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich, Zurich Design Museum and the Baden State Museum in Karlsruhe. He calls his attitude towards design Prozessdesign and it is the name of his two studios in Wrocław and in Zurich.