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    we’re online now!

    we’re online now!

     

    We are proud to announce that our online shop is now. Please note for the start that we only deliver within Germany. For inquiries outside of Germany, please send an email to shop@fionabennett.com!

    stay safe!

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    The protective mask is made in Berlin from silk and a grosgrain ribbon bow, which you can take away with a magnet. It’s available in 4 colors, rosecopper, platinbeige, graphitblack and pinkred. Each model comes with soft ear bands and nose wire. The silk masks are washable by hand. We enclose a short instruction with your delivery. You can order at our online shop. For orders out of Germany, please use our e-mail contact.

    LESUNG LISA D. & FIONA BENNETT @FLUSH, BERLIN 25.11.19

    LESUNG LISA D. & FIONA BENNETT @FLUSH, BERLIN 25.11.19

    Anlässlich der Veröffentlichung von Lisa D.’s Buch »Klääsch« veranstalteten Fiona Bennett und Lisa D. am 25.11. 2019 im Flush im Berliner Wintergarten Varieté zwei inspirierende Lesungen. Die zwei Frauen nahmen ihr Publikum mit zurück in ein Berlin der 1980er und 1990er Jahre, das sie gemeinsam mit ihren wilden Inszenierungen nachhaltig prägten. Neben den Erzählungen der beiden Modeschöpferinnen wurden illustre Filme aus ihrer gemeinsamen Zeit in dem wohl ungewöhnlichsten und schönsten Sanitärbereich der Welt gezeigt, Design von Fiona Bennett & Hans-Joachim Böhme.

    Sowohl Lisa D.’s Buch “Klääsch.” als auch Fiona Bennetts & Eva Sichelschmidt’s “Vom Locken der Federn” sind, auch als Geschenkset, in unserem Ladengeschäft erhältlich.

    »Klääsch« © 2019 MaroVerlag
    von Lisa D.

    »Vom Locken der Federn«  © 2013 Knesebeck Verlag
    von Fiona Bennett & Eva Sichelschmidt

    Es war ein wundervoller Abend! Vielen Dank an das Wintergarten Varieté Berlin und an die zahlreichen Besucher.

    NOSEDIVE II

    NOSEDIVE II

    Conceived by a free spirit that doesn’t need categories. Fiona Bennett reinvents interior design – just recently the „flush“ at Berlin’s Wintergarten Varieté (with Hans-Joachim Böhme) – , creates costumes for theatre and film and is a successful businesswoman and member of the “International Women’s Forum“. Her creation “Nosedive“ was shown at the VON BARTHA-gallery in Basel, it was party of the 2016 exhibition „Surrealism & Beyond“ at the Boljmans van Beuningen-Museum in Rotterdam and is currently on display at Galerie Alexander Ochs. “Nosedive II“ – created by Fiona Bennett specifically for Berlin’s Kornversuchsspeicher – is a departure from familiar terrain. It connects mental labour to the room and the room to the spectator and displays a mirror image as multi-faceted as the person reflected in it.

    The object was shown as part of the group exhibition „Wonderland II“ at Kornversuchsspeicher from April through July 2018.

    NOSEDIVE II 2018 – Mirror 170 cm diameter, Bird 200 cm wingspan, 2000 golden feathers

    Photo: Joachim Gern

     

    ELLE BRIDAL AWARDS, BARCELONA

    ELLE BRIDAL AWARDS, BARCELONA

    The ELLE Bridal Awards 2018 were awarded as part of Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week and hosted by the wonderful Rossy de Palma.

    Fiona Bennett was invited to be part of the expert jury and got to present the award for Best Wedding Jewelry Collection to Cartier for their Love Collection.

    FLUSH

    FLUSH

    Wintergarten Berlin

    Seductive, irritating and light as a feather:

    Artist Fiona Bennett and Designer Hans-Joachim Böhme have created washrooms for “Wintergarten Berlin“ that promise a unique experience.

    Direction: Georg Strecker, Jörg Wiesner

    Architect: Meyer-Rogge & Kutsche Architektur GbR

    Developer: Arnold Kuthe Liegenschaft Potsdamer Straße 96 GmbH

    Planning and Realisation: 2014-2017

    Corporate Design
    colours: ruby red, cobalt blue, cream white, brass, copper

    materials: Bianco Perlino marble, glass mosaic, fine plaster, brass, copper, bronze, steel, cast aluminium, Corian, velvet, porcelain, travertine, wood, glass, terrazzo.

    ROYALER BESUCH IN BERLIN: PRINZ WILLIAM UND HERZOGIN KATE

    ROYALER BESUCH IN BERLIN: PRINZ WILLIAM UND HERZOGIN KATE

    Prince William and Duchess Kate visited Berlin’s creative scene in the hall of mirrors at Clärchens Ballhaus as part of their tour through Germany. Fiona Bennett was one of those chosen to talk to Duchess Kate in private. They talked about hats, craft and tradition. July 20th 2017

    “ONE WORLD” GHANA HÜTE

    “ONE WORLD” GHANA HÜTE

    We are excited about the second edition of colourful summer straw hats designed by Fiona Bennett. The hats were woven by hand from kinkanhe-grass using a traditional technique and dyed with natural dyes in a village in the Bolgatanga-region in Ghana. We are very proud of the result!

    Make sure you get your perfect summer hat first! Please keep in mind that this unique collection is limited to 60 pieces. All available styles are online now.

    Our production directly supports the development and education of the community and helps women feed their families. We are looking forward to welcoming you at our hat-palace!

    Fiona Bennett and Team

    The wonderful Ghanaian weavers at work – video here.

    SURREALISM & BEYOND

    SURREALISM & BEYOND

    Hat-object “Nosedive“ for the exhibition “Surrealism & Beyond“ curated by Erich Weiss for the museum “Boijmans van Beuningen“, Rotterdam 15.10.2016 – 19.01.2017

    THE SHOPKEEPERS

    THE SHOPKEEPERS

    In the age of online shopping, opening a store and becoming a shopkeeper seems like a bold move. Yet from Vienna to Vancouver, storefronts are emerging once again as worthy opponents to commercial corporations. Customers embrace individual businesses that share the distinctive knowledge, personalities, vision, and humor of their owners.Whether brand new and based on innovative ideas or passed down for generations and revamped, the stores and their shopkeepers featured in this book stand out for the singular experience they provide to their customers and the personal selection of items they sell. The Shopkeepers celebrates the diversity and creativity of brick-and-mortar businesses, telling the stories of the shops and their unique owners. “The Shopkeepers ” ISBN 978-3- 89955-590-5 , Gestalten Verlag.