Re-appropriating Old Furniture via IoT, in an Artistic Context: The Case of “DolceVita”

  • Irene MavrommatiEmail author
  • Konstantinos Grivas
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9189)


An old 1950’s buffet was re-appropriated with QR tagging and internet resources, in the context of a design exhibition. This paper describes its concept and IoT realization for a monthly deployment in the AntiDesign2014 venue.


IoT WPF QR code recognition Dropbox Vintage furniture Design 



The DolceVita design team includes George Birbilis, computer engineer and application developer, and Natasa Kyriakidi, griik architects, as well as the authors; this paper reflects on the results this team’s collaboration, all people involved being a great pleasure to work with. DolceVita Installation was publicly used in Anti-Design 2014, Technopolis, Athens, curated by E. Krouska, P. Zervopoulou, 15/1-15/2/2014.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Applied ArtsHellenic Open UniversityPatrasGreece
  2. 2.Griik Architects and DesignersPatrasGreece
  3. 3.Department of ArchitectureUniversity of PatrasPatrasGreece

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