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“Secret Natures” exhibition at Droog Design gallery New York, introducing the “Hidden Collection” and “Set in Concrete”, working May sixteenth-June thirtieth 2009 at Droog NY.
Hidden Inlays Intruding on the standard manufacturing method, we introduce sudden which suggests and craft proper right into a mass produced good. Intricately shaped inlays are included into chip board—transforming the material from beneath- to Upperlayment™.
In Inlays devices, the rigorously scale back inlays take the type of the devices used to make the furnishings piece, and in Inlays clock, an inexpensive division retailer clock is preciously packed in chip board with constructed-in inlays of clock half shapes. It is an unusual reversal of value: the packaging turns into additional helpful than the mass produced object it incorporates.
Set in Concrete We have grown accustomed to perceiving objects like invisible presences with out historic previous, information, manufacture and bodily consistence. Everything is designed to be merely accepted in our lives and on the same time merely destroyed. In this context lightness seems to be the one one value. Because we anticipate objects deserve additional we decided to offer an ode to heaviness, an ode to the bodily consistency of the problems that embody us. The id of the objects must be amplified instead of being simplified. Moreover, we’ve to extend its existence by putting it on a pedestal, to notice it as soon as extra, respect it and perceive its bodily presence.
As bodily icons, stone and associated provides like marble, concrete and so forth, symbolize every heaviness and eternity. Therefore they’re match to testify of our perform to boost up the price of simple objects. The emblem on the plinth refers to and highlights the information movement of creating the objects.