Glow Chair in Aqua, Handmade from Cast Recycled Resin, Acrylic and Plastic

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About

Translucent and whimsical, these chairs are handcrafted from a variety of recycled plastics both thermoset and thermoplastic. A specific blend of the plastics is combined in large molds. Once cured, the objects are removed and polished to reveal their inherent translucency.

Awarded:
The Rado Star Prize for Innovation
The NYCxDESIGN Award for Seating by ICFF & Interior Design Magazine
The Best of Year Award by Interior Design Magazine.
   

Customization Options

Customers can choose from translucent color options: aqua, periwinkle, grey, pink, peach, yellow, frosty clear

Details

  • Date of Manufacture
    2017
  • Period
    2010-
  • Materials and Techniques
    Cast   Acrylic
    Cast   Resin
    Cast   Plastic
  • Condition
    Excellent. Each piece is handmade-to-order, minor variations in color and texture are to be expected.
    Dimensions
    31.75 in. H x 19 in. W x 18 in. D
    81 cm H x 48 cm W x 46 cm D
  • Seat Height
    17.25 in. (44 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Beacon, NY
  • Number of Items
    10
  • Reference Number
    LU266938017523

About the Maker

Based in the Hudson Valley, Kim's studio is driven by curiosity and the desire to create interesting objects by reimagining discarded materials. While rooted in sculpture, her practice explores a range of experimental techniques and materials. Kim's debut collection earned a few awards, including the rado star prize, an ICFF award for best seating, and an Interior Design Best of Year Award. Before launching her studio in 2016, Kim worked for the nation's largest fine art foundry, brought sustainable initiatives to the city of Baltimore, directed a few of Rhode Island's state programs, and worked inside the DC beltway. She holds bachelors and masters degrees in public policy from Carnegie Mellon University.
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2017

Typical response time: 21 hours

Located in Beacon, NY

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