Morphing Cranes

@ designjunction - London design festival 2013 The Netherlands / Netherlands / 2013

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Like these cranes, tiles are morphing in function and design. Too long tethered to mantlepieces, splashbacks and kitchen walls and echoing a nostalgic concept of design, tiles are now starting to take flight and find a more experimental form and feel. Morphing Cranes came about in the context of this transition. Initially developed in response to a Victorian fireplace, these tiles owe their vintage feel to the hand-pulled screen-printing process that creates each one, however their combination of symmetry and asymmetrical application locate them firmly in the contemporary.
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    Like these cranes, tiles are morphing in function and design. Too long tethered to mantlepieces, splashbacks and kitchen walls and echoing a nostalgic concept of design, tiles are now starting to take flight and find a more experimental form and feel. Morphing Cranes came about in the context of this transition. Initially developed in response to a Victorian fireplace, these tiles owe their vintage feel to the hand-pulled screen-printing process that creates each one, however their combination...

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    • Year 2013
    • Work finished in 2013
    • Status Completed works
    • Type self-production design
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