Special Edition 'Grotesque Vanishing Twin' Side Chair by Material Lust, 2017 For Sale
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Special Edition 'Grotesque Vanishing Twin' Side Chair by Material Lust, 2017


The geometry is god line is driven by a fascination with pagan and alchemical symbolism and ancient geometries. With this series, we have attempted to reinterpret these markings without losing the potency of their primary aesthetic. The goal is to make furniture that is symbolically dense, and as a result the collection could be described as functional sculpture. Special edition grotesque vanishing twin chair, 2017 shown in black epoxy measures: 36" h x 17" w x 18" d made to order. Lead time 8-10 weeks. Each piece is meticulously handmade by a family of master artisans - the grandfather, father and son - one at a time in Florence, Italy - in addition to Material Lust in their studio in New York City. This piece is currently in stock in Los Angeles and New York City.


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    This product is meticulously handmade by artisans one piece at a time. It is therefore quite difficult, if not impossible to make identical items. Any natural blemishes or irregularities should not be misconstrued as flaws
  • Dimensions
    H 36 in. x W 17 in. x D 16 in.H 91.44 cm x W 43.18 cm x D 40.64 cm
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
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Dark horse disciples of art and design, Material Lust (Christian Swafford and Lauren Larson) abide by a Solitarian philosophy, wholly independent of trend, trajectory, or corporate system. Though their work draws on myriad influences—the guidance of their artist mothers; the old-world methods of the master artisans with whom they partner; and a will to upend the commercial and conventional—their intent remains sharply focused. Through preservation of time-honored technique and an uncompromising commitment to forward-thinking design, Swafford and Larson honor the dignity in the ominous, the grotesque, and the oft-forgotten; pushing the bounds of what deserves to be seen. In addition to furniture and textile design, the pair bring over ten years of experience to Creative Consulting, Art Direction, Product Design and Interiors, working regularly with clients seeking bold and unorthodox methods of developing their brands, products, or spaces. Our collection is made by generations of master artisans locally in New York and Florence, Italy.

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