a tribute to meret oppenheim   pig on the wings stool by gentle giants
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nov 27, 2012
a tribute to meret oppenheim pig on the wings stool by gentle giants


‘pig on the wings’ stool by gentle giants in white and light green finishes

 

belonging to a breed of little anthropomorphic wood objects, ‘pig on the wings’ is both a stool and a table which has taken on animalistic features.
designed by gentle giants, its form draws on the simple ‘traccia table’ by meret oppenheim. the challenge facing the production of the
poplar wood seating object was to reduce manufacturing processes; to build an evocative and high quality item using few steps.
the stool is assembled without using any screws or glue, with all parts wedged into one another.


the stool appears to have legs which reference webbed feet

 

 

 


orange finish

 

 

 


light green finish

 

 

 

 


white finish

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


the disassembled pig

 
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