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"New Surface Strategies" Bench by Soft Baroque
Blue textile covered wooden armchair by London based design duo Soft Baroque, previously shown at Het Nieuwe Institut. Renderings are becoming more diabolic and sophisticated, representations of reality are appearing in higher resolution. Meanwhile in the real world thin skins wrap cheap composites to imply value, these imitations, often of the natural, are functional fictions. New Surface Strategies is a visual system that examines infinite digital capacity versus the real world. Flexibility of digital imaging allows surface references to fade in and out, without the burden and expense of manual labour. Out of the blue, the digital skin enables the surface to absorb different material identities. The planks of a uniform dimension are flocked chroma blue to make a pre-finished material, which is cut and assembled together. This type of construction is a reference to Gerrit Rietveld, Enzo Mari and other lo-fi plank wizards, but it is soft and plush, padding out modernism’s sharp corners. By keying out the blue colour, the surface of the furniture can be digitally substituted for another surface input. A live camera feed displays the chairs with altered surface textures applied to deceive the eye. Surface exists indifferently from the physical material and can be more finely tuned to commercial feedback loops.
- CreatorSoft Baroque (Designer)
- DimensionsHeight: 16.54 in. (42 cm)Width: 31.5 in. (80 cm)Depth: 9.85 in. (25 cm)Seat Height: 16.54 in. (42 cm)
- StyleModern (In the Style Of)
- Materials and Techniques
- Place of Origin
- Date of Manufacture2016
- Production TypeNew & Custom(One of a Kind)
- Seller LocationCopenhagen, DK
- Reference Number1stDibs: LU186936709523
Shipping & Returns
- ShippingRates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.Customs Duties & Taxes May Apply.Ships From: Copenhagen, Denmark
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