Treat a thin metal sheet as paper and cut out the development of a figure that gathers itself, giving shape to a bud. It is unusual opening of metal petals to favour the natural and unstable oxidation process of the substance.
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By combining two distinctly different materials (steel & wood) we have collaborated with Miniforms to create a series of conical pendant lights that reveal the inner grains of the beech wood top by carving into the cone in order to attain a three dimensional pendant that provides multiple profiles depending on its viewing angle.
What John was trying to do in his work was push that limit to create a sense of strain in the wood’s gesture. Conceptually, he was trying to allow beauty to be the product of strain. recariousness, harmony, balance, stress, and fluidity are some of the words he uses to describe his aesthetic. His furniture and lamps are made up of bent wood, and done so in such a way that no two are the same.
Using the mechanical and structural qualities of pleats to create strange and large self-supporting volumes, the wrinkled Tyvek® bodies filter light to create soft illuminations. Conceived in two different sizes, the hanging modules also implement various printed patterns to complement the corrugated iron base colorway.