Cup

mars 12th, 2013

Gravity suit

juni 28th, 2012
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Gravity suit

Is it possible to give life to an object? That question has been the foundation of my mission to create a stronger relationship with an object. Historically, animal ornamentation in furniture design has been figurative. In this project I have focused on the tactile experience of an object to create a more empathetic, and therefore more sustainable, approach to furniture. The result is a detachable armchair covering, an easy way to alter an existing piece of furniture. The cover is a fabric mix of cotton and polyester. The padding material consists of small cellular plastic balls and plastic granulates.

Vessel of the senses

juni 27th, 2012
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  • photografer Eveline johnsson © Sandra Cohen Callman 2012 all rights reserved photografer Eveline johnsson
  • © Sandra Cohen Callman 2012 all rights reserved
     

Vessel of the senses

How can a vessel heighten the emotional experience of food? By changing the traditional way of thinking about the way a vessel ought to be, I want to create stronger emotional use of everyday vessels. I have used the body, water, and flows – that existential state of being – as my points of departure. A plate and a cup become a part of the body – a kind of extension of my hand – and demand physical contact in order to fulfill their rightful function, thereby encouraging a more mobile manner of eating. My second plate uses the flow as a point of departure.

photografer Eveline johnsson