REVERSE , floor lamp
philipp aduatz

Year : 2014
Materials : Wood, Metal, Polystyrene-Foam, Papier Maché, Resin, Lacquer.

Size : H49"  W14"  D8"  ( H125  W35  D21 cm )


The Reversed Design Process has the aim to reverse Aduatz classic process of designing furniture. Here he starts the process not with an initial idea or vision of a prospective design but with a factory produced object that is purchased in a store.In the second phase material is added or subtracted from the object.

There is no limitation in the selection of materials or tools Aduatz uses; finally he covers the geometry with papier-mâché, a very versatile material to shape large geometries. In this phase he does not have an idea or vision of the final shape, he works on a concept to create a closed shape through an experimental workflow.

The finish of the object is finally made by combining dull and high-glossy shapes within one object. Aduatz decided for this finish in the final phase to insinuate to the contrast of high-glossy perfection from industrial finished surfaces on one hand and to rough and craftsmen looking-like dull surfaces on the other hand.After the final finish of the object, the idea of the object with its final shape appears now at the end instead of the beginning- exactly reversed as in his classic design process.

Category :   Unique Works   (  Numbered in the serie and signed by the Artist )


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