Åbäke (UK)

Åbäke is a London based graphic design collaboration, international in membership and eclectic in interests. The four members – Patrik Lacey, Benjamin Reichen, Kajsa Stahl and Maki Suzuki – have been working together since 2000, after graduating from the Royal College of Art in London. Their tangible work includes posters, cd and record sleeve designs, furniture and installations in art galleries and public spaces. Their ‘events’ often involve film, dancing, eating, cooking and teaching. In addition to this they are also singers, painters, photographers, members of bands, curators, fashion designers and DJs. Åbäke is co-founder of the record and fashion label Kitsuné, the architectural production Sexymachinery, parasite restaurant Trattoria, the publishing structure Dent-De-Leone, project Victoria and Albert Museum and Z33 - house for contemporary art and many others.