children's drawings made into furniture
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jun 22, 2013
children's drawings made into furniture


first image: the first two chairs produced from the children’s furniture collection

 

 

jack beveridge and joshua lake‘s ‘children’s furniture project sees the duo translate drawings of chairs by eight year olds into real pieces of furniture.

 

‘we wanted to explore the untainted imagination of a child. a class of 7-8 year olds designed their vision of a chair, we made them into reality.’

 

‘working with a local primary school, we took an art class and gave the children a simple piece of paper with the words, ‘please draw a chair’. with a little encouragement and some coloring in pencils, the children started scribbling away their dream chair! after an hour, we had the most beautiful selection of designs that we couldn’t come close to even dreaming of.’ - joshua lake

 

 


children were asked ‘please draw a chair’

 

 


here’s all of the chairs drawn – which will eventually be produced

 

 


this dennis the menace chair was chosen for production

 

 


making of…

 

 


the finished piece

 

 


this star-adorned rocker with its own fish tank has also been produced…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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