Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Where There’s Smoke…

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"Pieces of furniture are literally burned, after which they are preserved in a clear epoxy coating. Except for three baroque
products, which are reproduced by the Dutch label Moooi, all Smoke products come from the Baas & den Herder studio
in The Netherlands. Since 2004 gallery Moss and Maarten Baas collaborate on the “Where There’s Smoke…” A Smoke collection of well known design classics of a.o Rietveld, Eames and Gaudi. Besides this series, Baas has done commissions for collectors and museums around the world."

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Below: Designers Camillo Vanacore & Djordje Cukanovic

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Nicomi "Nix" Turner said...

Those are gorgeous piece. I wonder if they are as structurally sound as they were before being burned.

.savannah. said...

: jaw drop : those are the single greatest pieces of furniture i've ever seen.

Breid said...

Oooo, I want! They're absolutely beautiful! But I wonder if I would get the same claustrophobic reaction I did while burning cedar incense.

amyaddams said...

ooo! simply amazing!

o.o me want!

Filipa said...

Have you met Boca do Lobo? It’s a pleasure to share it with you . www.bocadolobo.com

CatLeccia said...

nice post! love baas! :D filipa, thanks, it's a really great brand... but have you seen delightfull? it a lighting design brand but very special too :)

great blog! keep posting :)