PHILIP MICHAEL WOLFSON Prototype 'Origami' chair, designed 1991, executed 2007 Folded and welded sheet steel. 70 cm. (27 1/2 in.) high Produced by Patrick Brillet/The Apartment Design & Art Gallery, Ltd., UK. From the 'left' edition of eight. Underside inscribed with signature 'p m wol
Shape can be as critical in providing strength as materials - a thin truss is the classic example, but precision laser-cut metals and other cutting-edge manufacturing processes are paving a new path in terms of creative structural innovation. Think of corrugated cardboard - essentially paper, fo ...
Mikro World is a series of fold-up metal sculptures created by British artist Sam Buxton that will add a touch of instant art to your desk or home. Each piece folds from a single sheet of stainless steel that is just 0.01 inches thick and packaged flat with folding instructions. The Mikro Man Muscle depicts a beefcake getting even beefier. Features not only one very intimidating workout machine, but also a man made of steel!
Design: Steven Holl, 2006 / After the first edition in walnut, since 2011, Riddled Buffet is offered in ebony: the valuable dark wood confers further charm and elegance to the sculptural volumes, already characterized by the typical perforated texture of many famous works by Steven Holl. It consists of an aluminium frame and five elements made of 2-mm wooden sheets folded in an origami-like fashion, thanks to a complex and patented technological process.