Friday, September 19, 2008

‘sprout’ by matthew weatherly

American designer matthew weatherly work follows the legacy of Hans J. Wegner (1914 - 2007) :"We must take care,that everything doesn’t get so dreadfully serious. We must play, but we must play seriously.”
weatherly, Industrial Design from Pratt Institute, studied sculpture in France under Martine Vaugel.
He also studied Scandinavian design, architecture, and woodworking at Denmark's Design School.

He has been globally recognized for several design awards including the Bronze Leaf Award in the 2002 IFDA International Furniture Design Competition in Asahikawa, Japan
This mobile is called ‘sprout’. Its coat rack made of ash and molded cork and it`s beautiful for it`s simplicity, that is intended to ‘give the end user a sense of personal possession in an unfamiliar environment such as a office waiting area.’

here bellow you can see some other works by matthew weatherly


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